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Tag: sex crimes

Judge throws out difficult sex abuse case

Judge throws out difficult sex abuse case

| 15/02/2017 | 25 Comments
(CNS): A 57-year-old man was acquitted by a judge Wednesday after a successful application by his defence attorney that he had no case to answer in a challenging and very sensitive case of child abuse. The man, who cannot be named because of the potential to identify the little girl, was having a re [...]

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Sex predator invades woman’s bedroom

Sex predator invades woman’s bedroom

| 13/02/2017 | 9 Comments
(CNS): Police are hunting a sex-offender who broke into an apartment and entered a woman’s bedroom on the West Bay Road in the early hours of this morning and committed a sex-offence. The RCIPS said the man, described as about 5’7”, aged between 18 to 30, with a slim but muscular build, en [...]

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Cops warn women of another WB sex pest

Cops warn women of another WB sex pest

| 03/02/2017 | 25 Comments
(CNS): Police are urging women not to walk, run or exercise alone in secluded areas of West Bay after another victim was indecently assaulted on an early morning walk in the district Wednesday. The attack happened just after 6:30am on Conch Point Road near to the derelict resort of Spanish Bay. A wo [...]

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Ozzie rues need for sports anti-abuse policy

Ozzie rues need for sports anti-abuse policy

| 01/02/2017 | 29 Comments
(CNS): With the launch of a new policy aimed at local sports associations to help them prevent the abuse of young athletes, Sports Minister Osbourne Bodden said that Cayman has regrettably changed and development has led to greater risks for kids playing sport. The policy is designed to deter and pr [...]

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Child lied about abuser, mother tells court

Child lied about abuser, mother tells court

| 25/01/2017
(CNS): The mother of a ten-year-old girl who claims the woman’s former boyfriend sexually abused her said she believes her daughter has lied about who the perpetrator of the abuse was. In a harrowing sexual assault case against a West Bay man, who is accused of abusing the little girl from w [...]

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Young child reveals sex abuse in video

Young child reveals sex abuse in video

| 25/01/2017
(CNS): A little girl who told a social worker that she was being sexually abused by her mother’s boyfriend appeared in court Tuesday via video link to give evidence against her alleged abuser but struggled to talk about what she said was “the bad touching”. The child had revealed the accusatio [...]

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Suspect remanded in custody in teen rape

Suspect remanded in custody in teen rape

| 17/12/2016
(CNS): A 32-year-old Jamaican man has been charged with the rape and indecent assault of a teenage girl at a home where he was staying as a guest. Police said that the man was remanded in custody to HMP Northward following a court appearance on Thursday and will next appear in Grand Court on 13 [&he [...]

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Khan to serve 4 years for sex crimes

Khan to serve 4 years for sex crimes

| 17/11/2016 | 63 Comments
(CNS): Former local chiropractor Dr Jemal ‘Jamie’ Khan will serve four years in prison for various indecent assault offenses. Justice Charles Quin handed down a series of sentences Thursday, including six years for the most serious conviction from a list of offences committed by the back [...]

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AG needs to tackle indecent assault gender bias

AG needs to tackle indecent assault gender bias

| 16/11/2016 | 14 Comments
(CNS): The crime of indecent assault in Cayman has a gender bias that needs to be addressed, the court heard Tuesday, as the offence against a man appears to be considered as a more serious crime than an indecent assault against a woman. In a ruling Tuesday on an unrelated legal matter concerning a [...]

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Missing man acquitted in rape case

Missing man acquitted in rape case

| 15/11/2016 | 1 Comment
(CNS): Stephen Mason, who absconded while on bail in relation to a rape allegation but was tried in his absence, was acquitted Tuesday, along with his co-accused. The two men were both accused of raping in 2012 a woman who had worked for Mason for a short period as a helper. She claimed the men [&he [...]

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Driver arrested for indecent assault on passenger

Driver arrested for indecent assault on passenger

| 08/11/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): A 52-year-old George Town man is currently in police custody following his arrest in connection with an indecent assault last week. Police said the man was arrested Monday, 7 November, following reports of an assault in Prospect last Thursday. A woman had reported that as she was walking on M [...]

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