Tag: sexual assault

Brac man charged with rape

Brac man charged with rape

| 30/03/2020

(CNS): A 24-year-old man from Cayman Brac has been charged with rape and three other related sex crimes. The alleged rape took place on Friday night at an undisclosed location on the island at around 9:15pm. Police have refused to state whether the victim and the alleged attacker were known to each other or whether […]

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Sex assault cases advance toward trial

Sex assault cases advance toward trial

| 13/02/2020

(CNS): A George Town man pleaded not guilty to rape when he appeared in court Friday and is now expected to face trial later this year. Few details have yet been revealed about the allegations against Akeem Joel Grant, who is said to have forced himself upon a victim last summer at a George Town […]

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Men charged in gun point rape

Men charged in gun point rape

| 15/01/2020

(CNS): Two men from East End are facing a list of serious charges over allegations that they sexually assaulted a woman on 30 December at gunpoint. The men, aged 29 and 26, are said to have used a firearm to threaten their victim and force her to perform sexual acts. Police have not revealed the […]

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Gender-based and sexual violence under spotlight

Gender-based and sexual violence under spotlight

| 26/11/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS): The Gender Affairs Unit (GAU) has begun the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, with a focus this year on sexual violence. Cayman is far from immune from this global scourge and the associated blurring of lines around sexual consent, victim blaming and excusing perpetrators. According to police statistics, they have dealt with […]

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Man cleared of sexually assaulting wife

Man cleared of sexually assaulting wife

| 18/10/2019 | 27 Comments

(CNS): A man who was charged with indecent and common assault on his wife has been cleared after the crown offered no evidence. However, according to the details of the case, the man appears to have suffered ample punishment as his wife reportedly bit his penis when he had attempted to force her to have […]

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Man jailed for 10 months for touching teenage boy

Man jailed for 10 months for touching teenage boy

| 04/10/2019 | 10 Comments

(CNS): Henry Dagala Jabines (35), who pleaded guilty in July to one count of indecent assault, was jailed for ten months on Thursday. The Filipino national was arrested after he touched a teenage boy in a hotel public bathroom in Cayman Brac earlier this year. The 15-year-old boy was known to him in passing as […]

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Woman escapes would-be sex attacker

Woman escapes would-be sex attacker

| 14/08/2019 | 18 Comments

(CNS): Police are looking for a tall, thin, light-skinned man who attempted to sexually assault a woman out walking on Sunday morning in North Side. The woman was on Old Robin Road sometime between 6:00am and 6:30am when she was approached from behind by an unknown man, who pushed her to the ground and attempted […]

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Hospital alerted police to raped child

Hospital alerted police to raped child

| 12/08/2019

(CNS): The RCIPS has confirmed that more than two weeks ago they received a report from medical personnel at the Cayman Islands Hospital that they had admitted and were treating an 11-year-old boy following an alleged serious sexual assault. Police confirmed that the case has been referred to the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) Unit, and […]

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Fake taxi-driver arrested in sexual assault

Fake taxi-driver arrested in sexual assault

| 31/07/2019

(CNS): Police have confirmed that a woman reported being sexually assaulted in June by a man who purported to be a licensed taxi-driver but was not, even though he was driving a licensed vehicle. The case was reported to police in early July and a 37-year-old man from George Town was arrested on suspicion of […]

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Child rapist jail term cut over delays

Child rapist jail term cut over delays

| 26/07/2019 | 10 Comments

(CNS): Justice Roger Chapple said Friday that he would have handed down a sentence of eleven years to a 37-year-old man convicted of raping his step- daughter but the significant delays in the case led him to reduce the time to ten years. The judge explained that the time he had spent on a very […]

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Child rapist awaits fate

Child rapist awaits fate

| 25/07/2019 | 13 Comments

(CNS): A man convicted of raping his step-daughter when she was around eleven years old, who has been waiting 16 months to be sentenced for his crimes, finally appeared before a judge for a sentencing hearing Thursday but will have to wait one more day to find out exactly how long he will serve behind […]

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