SINGAPORE — A number of months after being jailed for molesting his junior cabin crew colleague, a 51-year-old man was sentenced on Monday (June 20) to a different three weeks behind bars for molesting a second stewardess.
He had slapped each girls’s buttocks on separate flights. The second sufferer made a police report upon listening to in regards to the first incident.
The Singaporean steward, who was the highest-ranked cabin crew member on board each flights, can’t be named attributable to a court docket order to guard the victims’ identities.
On Monday, he pleaded responsible to 1 cost of molesting the second sufferer in 2018. She was aged 31 on the time.
His sentence got here on prime of the 5 weeks’ jail he obtained in March. Again then, he was convicted after claiming trial to a different cost of molesting the primary sufferer in 2019.
The court docket heard on Monday that for the 2018 case, he was employed as an in-flight supervisor on the time.
He and the sufferer had been engaged on board a flight from Singapore to town of Amsterdam within the Netherlands. It departed near midnight on Nov 25, 2018.
Because the highest-ranked cabin crew member, he was tasked with supervising the opposite cabin crew members below his cost and guaranteeing service requirements on board the flight. The sufferer reported to him.
After the pilots made an announcement for the cabin crew to organize the flight for touchdown, the sufferer entered the galley space of the enterprise class cabin to retrieve a pair of sneakers.
The accused then talked to her about her husband, who was a pilot on the flight.
Shortly after, she walked previous him within the galley. He then slapped her buttock over her garments with out her consent.
Shocked and not sure of the best way to deal with the state of affairs, she didn’t confront him however continued together with her duties as an alternative.
She additionally didn’t instantly report the incident to the police or the airline, as a result of he had a younger daughter and he or she didn’t need him to be terminated.
She lodged a police report on July 1, 2019 after listening to about him being implicated in an analogous incident with the primary sufferer.
For molestation below the Penal Code, learn with the Tokyo Conference Act, he may have been jailed for as much as two years, fined, caned, or given any mixture of the three.
Nonetheless, these aged 50 or above can’t be caned below Singapore legislation.
Below the Tokyo Conference Act, if against the law takes place on a Singapore-controlled plane flying exterior of the nation, the offender will be charged with the offence below Singapore legal guidelines.