FAISALABAD: Police raided a women’s clothing store in People’s Colony area of the city after a customer alerted authorities over alleged discovery of hidden camera in the store’s changing (trial) room.
According to sources, police detained two of the store’s contractual employees during the raid and registered a case against the incident at the People’s Colony Police Station.
The authorities have nominated four individuals in the case, including the store’s owner and manager. The two detained employees, meanwhile, are being interrogated over the incident.
Police sources said the raid was carried out after a young man complained that there were hidden cameras installed in the store’s changing room. The store belongs to a famous clothing brand, the sources added.
Levis Pakistan, on the other hand, put out an official statement which stated, “At Levi Strauss & Co., the safety and security of our consumers is a top priority. We were shocked to hear about the situation at our Levi’s Factory Outlet store in Faisalabad and are working with local authorities to investigate the matter. The two individuals involved were employed by a third-party staffing agency and are not Levi Strauss & Co. employees. They no longer work at our store and have been terminated from the staffing agency. We take any breach of our policies very seriously and are working to determine how this happened. We will take further action as needed based on the results of the investigation”.