Boss of Howfield Manor Hotel in Chartham Hatch near Canterbury arrested over peeping claim
A Canterbury hotel boss has been accused of hiding cameras in the women's toilets.
David Sharma, who owns Howfield Manor Hotel in Chartham Hatch, was arrested after a woman made the complaint.
The hotel and Mr Shama's home in Raymond Avenue, Canterbury, were searched by police.
Officers from Kent Police seized property as well as staff records.
The 47-year-old, who strongly denies any wrongdoing, has spoken of his shock over his arrest.
Mr Sharma said: "I am shocked by this. There never has nor ever will be a camera in the hotel toilets. I am completely innocent."
Kent Police said he was arrested on suspicion of voyeurism on Monday, September 9 after a woman complained there were cameras in the women's toilets.
The three-star hotel lies next to the A28 and has 15 bedrooms plus a restaurant and often hosts weddings.
Howfield Manor Hotel at Chartham Hatch
Police detained Mr Sharma, who has run Howfield Manor since 2008, and carried out a search of the hotel.
He has been released on bail and is due to return to the police on December 3.
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