Police in this coastal city on Friday arrested a sailor in the Naval Dockyard for making a video of a woman when she was taking bath.
According to police, Sandeep Narwal allegedly followed the woman for three days and videographed her when she was taking a shower in her home.
Neighbours of the woman caught and thrashed him. He was later handed over to police.
Narwal, a native of Haryana, is a Leading Mechanical Engineer (LME), a non-commissioned officer, at the dockyard and is married.
The incident took place in the civil area, two km from the Naval Dockyard.
Police said the accused followed the woman for three days. He went to the woman's house on Thursday and inquired if any room is available for rent. He came to the area again on Friday and when the woman was taking a bath, he was peeping through the window and taking visuals on his mobile phone.
The police suspect that Narwal was taking the video to blackmail the woman for sexual exploitation.