23rd November 2020 – (Hong Kong) Under the COVID-19 epidemic, many young men and women have checked into hotels for staycation. The police received a report last month that three junior high school girls and a newly acquainted man checked into a hotel in TST
Someone broke into the bathroom and took nude photos of them while they taking a bath. The photos were later circulated on the Internet. The police arrested two men after investigation. However, it is worth noting that the two suspects are only 14 and 15 years old and are about the same age as the victims. Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups received a request for help earlier. A female student reported that she went to the hotel for staycation with her boyfriend during the suspension of classes. Someone broke into the bathroom while she was taking a bath and took her nude photo. The photo was later circulated on the Internet, and finally the parents and social workers called the police for help. The police pointed out that in October this year, three 13-14-year-old girls met a man at a social occasion. They were invited by the man to visit a hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui for a vacation. During the period, photos of the three girls who were taking bath in the bathroom were taken. The footage was taken and then uploaded to social platforms. After receiving the report, the police arrested two teenagers on suspicion of “making child pornography” and “publishing child pornography”. The suspects were only 14 and 15 years old.