Swimming pool voyeur jailed

A MAN caught trying to peek at a young girl under her Colchester swimming pool changing cubicle wall has been jailed.

Sultan Al-Sayed claimed he had toothache and was simply putting his cheek to the floor to ease the pain.

But a judge at Chelmsford Crown Court told the 40-year-old Saudi national he did not believe a word of it and jailed the would-be voyeur for nine weeks.

He recommended Al-Sayed should be deported after he had served his sentence.

Chelmsford Crown Court heard the defendant had come equipped with a mirror so he could ogle people changing in cubicles at Colchester Leisure World on 6 September, last year.

Jailing him for nine weeks, Judge Rodger Hayward-Smith told Al-Sayed, of Pearson Avenue, Hull, North Humberside,: “You went to Colchester Leisure World with a mirror deliberately to spy on people in the changing cubicles.”

One of the cubicles where Al-Sayed was seen contained a ten-year-old girl .

The judge said while there was no evidence Al-Sayed had specifically been targeting children, he had involved this particular girl.

Prosecutor Emma Nash, highlighted the effect on the girl, saying she had been “scared and nervous about the incident”.

The girl had been obliged to come to court to give evidence and had become “much more hesitant”, as a result of her experiences.

Al-Sayed, denied voyeurism, but was found guilty by the jury.

His lawyer, Nneka Akudolu, said he had claimed that at the time he was having trouble with his tooth and was putting his cheek to the floor to “cool it”.

However, the judge told him : “I reject that. You have not shown a flicker of remorse.

“You were looking into a number of cubicles and a ten-year-old girl saw what you were doing. This was aggravated by pre-planning.”

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3:26pm Wed 29 Jul 09

IamGladiLeft says...

The guy had a tooth-ache! What else should he have done?
The guy had a tooth-ache! What else should he have done? IamGladiLeft
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8:09am Thu 30 Jul 09

Chris22 says...

someone needs to give him a punch in the jaw and then he will know about tooth ache.
someone needs to give him a punch in the jaw and then he will know about tooth ache. Chris22
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8:45am Thu 30 Jul 09

GRINCH says...

nine weeks no where near enough if he is doing this he will move on to do worse what castration is the answer that's what he could expect in his native country
nine weeks no where near enough if he is doing this he will move on to do worse what castration is the answer that's what he could expect in his native country GRINCH
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8:46am Thu 30 Jul 09

GRINCH says...

nine weeks no where near enough if he is doing this he will move on to do worse castration is the answer that's what he could expect in his native country
nine weeks no where near enough if he is doing this he will move on to do worse castration is the answer that's what he could expect in his native country GRINCH
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9:13am Thu 30 Jul 09

Poacher says...

This guy shouild serve his time and then be deported. we have enough home grown perverts to worry about and we dont need other countries added to our problems.
This guy shouild serve his time and then be deported. we have enough home grown perverts to worry about and we dont need other countries added to our problems. Poacher
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10:47am Thu 30 Jul 09

hughie-s says...

GRINCH wrote:
nine weeks no where near enough if he is doing this he will move on to do worse what castration is the answer that's what he could expect in his native country
That's the reason he'll use to be granted asylum once his sentence is completed.
[quote][p][bold]GRINCH[/bold] wrote: nine weeks no where near enough if he is doing this he will move on to do worse what castration is the answer that's what he could expect in his native country[/p][/quote]That's the reason he'll use to be granted asylum once his sentence is completed. hughie-s
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11:43am Thu 30 Jul 09

Red Tape says...

His excuse sounds like something the MP in Little Britain would come up with!
His excuse sounds like something the MP in Little Britain would come up with! Red Tape
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11:47am Thu 30 Jul 09

Olley Owl says...

This Judge, Made the correct decision. This punishment fits the crime. When he is deported, will the crime follow him?.

He is nothing but a pervert. Now we will have the do gooder shouting about civil right.
This Judge, Made the correct decision. This punishment fits the crime. When he is deported, will the crime follow him?. He is nothing but a pervert. Now we will have the do gooder shouting about civil right. Olley Owl
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12:26pm Thu 30 Jul 09

GRINCH says...

hughie-s wrote:
GRINCH wrote: nine weeks no where near enough if he is doing this he will move on to do worse what castration is the answer that's what he could expect in his native country
That's the reason he'll use to be granted asylum once his sentence is completed.
LOL! unfortunately your probably right
[quote][p][bold]hughie-s[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]GRINCH[/bold] wrote: nine weeks no where near enough if he is doing this he will move on to do worse what castration is the answer that's what he could expect in his native country[/p][/quote]That's the reason he'll use to be granted asylum once his sentence is completed.[/p][/quote]LOL! unfortunately your probably right GRINCH
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4:45pm Thu 30 Jul 09

Lycan says...

Toothache?! That has to be the lamest excuse I've ever heard. At least, fortunately, the judge saw through the lies this time.
Toothache?! That has to be the lamest excuse I've ever heard. At least, fortunately, the judge saw through the lies this time. Lycan
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