Tag: sexual assault

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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WB man denies abduction and sex assault

WB man denies abduction and sex assault

| 15/07/2019

(CNS): A West Bay man pleaded not guilty on Friday when he appeared in Grand Court facing charges relating to a sexual assault that was said to have happened almost two years ago. Jared Timothy Radcliff is charged with the abduction and indecent assault of a woman in November 2017. The prosecution says he forced […]

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Man jailed for 39 months for sexual assault

Man jailed for 39 months for sexual assault

| 29/04/2019 | 36 Comments

(CNS): Corey Robert Dodge has been given a prison sentence of three years and three months following his conviction after trial in February of indecent assault on a woman at a neighbour’s house in South Sound last June. Dodge had denied the allegation of sexual assault, claiming he believed it was consensual, but the court […]

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Man guilty of sexual crime on child at Smith Cove

Man guilty of sexual crime on child at Smith Cove

| 18/12/2018 | 24 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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