Pierre Rameau

Former UCCI lecturer Pierre Michel Pavlov Rameau has had his sentencing postponed until Thursday, May 24.

Mr. Rameau, 49, pleaded guilty last month to 12 counts of possessing indecent photos of a child or children before March 30, 2017. Each charge refers to a number of images and, over all, the quantity was described at a previous hearing as being what appeared to be “a lifetime collection.”

Justice Michael Wood ordered the adjournment on Thursday afternoon after announcing that he was not prepared to deal with the matter that day. He said he had asked for written submissions from the Crown and defense but had not received anything. He directed that sentencing take place next week and set deadlines for submission of material.

One of the issues is the difference in the maximum sentence of 15 years in Cayman and 10 years in the U.K. The judge said it would not be an easy sentencing exercise because there were no local guidelines.

He remanded the defendant in custody for another week. Mr. Rameau has been in custody since December.


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