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Appeal court overturns indecent assault conviction

A man who was convicted of groping a woman while she slept, has had his conviction overturned by the Court of Appeal, which ruled the trial judge had misdirected the jury prior to their deliberations.

2 remanded in sexual assault case

Two men arrested in relation to a sexual assault on a woman were remanded into custody when they appeared in court this week.

Man sentenced to 39 months in jail for sexual assault

After a Grand Court jury convicted him of indecent assault, Corey Robert Dodge was sentenced this week to three years, three months imprisonment.

New law targets child predators

Tough new laws to tackle sex offenders who “groom” children using cellphones and social media were passed Wednesday.

NEW: Webster guilty of indecent assault, gross indecency

Former political candidate Errington Webster was found guilty Tuesday afternoon of three counts of indecent assault on a girl of 13 and one count of gross indecency.

NEW: Arrest made in Good Friday rape

A 30-year-old West Bay man has been arrested on suspicion of rape in connection with an attack police said occurred on Good Friday, April 14.

Man not guilty of sexually assaulting child

A man accused of sexually assaulting his partner’s 8-year-old daughter was found not guilty this week after a judge-alone trial. Justice Charles Quin accepted defense attorney Laura Larner’s submission that there was no case to answer.

Perpetrators among us

I feel compelled to write this from a place of humanity or rather a love of all animal beings, compassion, love and need for change. The recent events of the assaults at the Equestrian Centre have deeply affected my family and spurred a sense of urgency that the perpetrators are apprehended and made accountable for their actions. This disgusting crime has bred a fear in me that no parent should feel.

Third horse sexually assaulted at Equestrian Center

Somebody sexually assaulted another horse overnight at the Equestrian Center in George Town, according to management there.

‘I did not touch her,’ accused teacher says

A high school teacher accused of indecently assaulting three of his female student told a court Thursday, “I did not touch her,” when asked about interaction during a class with one of the complainants. Asked about a second girl, who testified that he had touched her breast, he said she never called him over to her desk for help with her work, as she had said, and he never touched her.

Governor slams RCIPS for ‘failings’ in child abuse probe

Cayman Islands Governor Helen Kilpatrick lambasted what she called the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service’s “failings” that led to Thursday’s acquittal of two child abuse suspects in a case that involved allegations of sexual assault against an 11-year-old girl.

Judge: Police investigation into alleged sexual assault ‘grossly incompetent’

A judge described a police investigation into an alleged sexual assault of a child “grossly incompetent” as he found two men accused of indecently assaulting their young female relative not guilty on Thursday.

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