Tag: sex crimes

Man guilty of sexual crime on child at Smith Cove

Man guilty of sexual crime on child at Smith Cove

| 18/12/2018 | 23 Comments

(CNS): A judge found Valiyaveettil Josepeter (52) guilty of one charge of indecent assault and acquitted him on a second charge on Friday, following a judge-alone trial last month relating to an incident at Smith Cove in February involving two children, aged 7 and 10. Josepeter was accused of inappropriately touching the girls while they swam […]

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Boss denies trying to rape employee

Boss denies trying to rape employee

| 30/09/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 49-year-old George Town man pleaded not guilty to attempted rape and indecent assault on Friday, after making his first appearance in the Grand Court in connection with allegations that he tried to rape one of his employees and sexually assaulted her. The man, who cannot be named for legal reasons, allegedly attacked the […]

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LA votes to make ‘grooming’ an offence

LA votes to make ‘grooming’ an offence

| 13/09/2018 | 14 Comments

(CNS): Amendments to the Cayman Islands Penal Code that government steered through the Legislative Assembly on Thursday will add a number of sexual offences to the law, in particular grooming, to aid the prosecution of this type of predatory threat to children and vulnerable people. The attorney general explained that the changes dealt with the […]

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GT man charged with sexual offences

GT man charged with sexual offences

| 10/09/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 49-year-old George Town man was expected in court Monday after he was charged with indecent assault and attempted rape.  The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service said the charges stem from an incident on 3 September, where he reportedly assaulted a woman known to him. No other details of the case were revealed in the […]

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Lecturer jailed for 3½ yrs for child porn images

Lecturer jailed for 3½ yrs for child porn images

| 07/06/2018 | 33 Comments

(CNS): Pierre Michel Pavlov Rameau (49), a former maths professor at University College of the Cayman Islands, has been jailed for three and a half years. However, the judge made it clear that were it not for the sentencing guidelines and principles relating to this particular crime, he would have liked to have doubled it, […]

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Teenager faces sexual assault and robbery charges

Teenager faces sexual assault and robbery charges

| 04/06/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 17-year-old boy from George Town has been charged with attempted rape, indecent assault, and robbery in connection to an attack on a tourist almost two years ago, when the accused was just 15 years old.  The assault took place on South Church Street, George Town, on the night of Friday, 26 August 2016, […]

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UCCI urges silent victims to come forward

UCCI urges silent victims to come forward

| 04/06/2018 | 8 Comments

(CNS): Following the conviction of maths professor Pavlov Rameau on multiple counts of possessing indecent images of children, his former employer, the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI), released a statement Friday announcing a zero tolerance policy toward sexual harassment and any other sexual impropriety. The college is also appealing to current and former students […]

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Maths professor had tens of 1000s of child porn images

Maths professor had tens of 1000s of child porn images

| 25/05/2018 | 79 Comments

(CNS): Dr Pierre Michel Pavlov Rameau, a former lecturer at the University College of the Cayman Islands, was in possession of tens (possibly hundreds) of thousands of pornographic images when he was arrested last year, the court was told when he appeared at a sentencing hearing Thursday. The crown has charged the maths professor with […]

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Father acquitted in historic sex-abuse case

Father acquitted in historic sex-abuse case

| 20/04/2018 | 15 Comments

(CNS): A 61-year-old George Town man who was accused by his teenage daughter of indecent assault on a single occasion when she was around ten years old was acquitted of the charges Friday, after a judge said he had some doubt about the evidence. The man, who is the father of several children and grandchildren, […]

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Ex-UCCI teacher admits possession of child porn

Ex-UCCI teacher admits possession of child porn

| 16/04/2018 | 27 Comments

(CNS): Dr Pierre Michel Pavlov Rameau (49), a former lecturer at the University College of the Cayman Islands, pleaded guilty to a dozen counts of possession of child pornography when he appeared in court Friday. Rameau, who is currently on remand, admitted having indecent images of children engaged in sexual activity on his computer. Although […]

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Girl sexually assaulted in water at Smith Cove

Girl sexually assaulted in water at Smith Cove

| 10/04/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Police have arrested a 36-year-old man from George Town following a report that a girl was indecently assaulted in the water at Smith Barcadere yesterday. The report was made to the police around  3:20pm and the man was arrested shortly afterwards. He remains in police custody while inquiries continue. The child’s age has not been reported. […]

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