What the beachgoer reportedly told lifeguards after he was allegedly ‘caught taking videos and photos of female sunbathers on the beach’: ‘If my wife at home knew’
- Ravi Pal, 42, has been accused of using his cellphone to take photos of women on the beach
- Two women complained to lifeguards at Bronte Beach about Pal on Saturday
- Lifeguards allegedly found photos and videos of topless women on his phone
- There are said to have been pictures and videos of half-naked women on Bondi beach
- Pal was arrested and charged by police after they scrolled through his phone
A computer analyst has been charged with allegedly taking photos of topless and bikini-clad women on two of Sydney’s famous beaches.
Ravi Pal, 42, has been accused of secretly taking pictures of women with his mobile phone on Bronte and Bondi beach.
He was accused of intentionally taking an intimate picture without consent on two occasions.
Lifeguards confronted Pal on Bronte beach after receiving complaints from two women about his behavior around 3pm on Saturday.
Computer analyst Ravi Pal, 42, has been arrested and charged after allegedly taking multiple photos and videos of women in bikinis and topless using his phone on the beach (stock image)
They retrieved his phone and allegedly discovered photos and videos of half-naked beach goers.
The lifeguards called the police, who arrived at the beach and also looked through the phone.
Officials claimed they found pictures and video of women from Bronte Beach taken that afternoon and another set taken at Bondi Beach on November 19.
The photos consisted mostly of topless sunbathers on both beaches, according to police.
In other pictures, Pal allegedly enlarged women’s breasts and buttocks.
Pal, who currently resides in Parramatta, arrived in Australia from India last month and is on a work visa.
He allegedly felt guilty for taking the pictures and told police: “If my wife back in India knew, she would hit me.”
Pal was confronted by lifeguards on Bronte beach (pictured) on Saturday after they received complaints about his behavior from two women
Lifeguards and police searched Pal’s phone and allegedly found photos and videos of women from Bronte Beach last Saturday and Bondi Beach (pictured) November 19
Police arrested Pal on the beach and took him to Waverley Police Station where he was charged.
He was denied bail and appeared before Parramatta Magistrates’ Court on Sunday.
Pal was granted conditional bail and will appear in Waverley Local Court on December 13.
His phone was confiscated by police while they continue to investigate the matter.
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