NEWARK, N.J. – The Indian national who admitted to the sexual assault of a sleeping girl who was seated next to him on an airplane in July was sentenced to 90 days in prison on Friday.
The two were on a United Airlines flight from Seattle, Washington, to Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey. Vijaykumar Krishnappa, 29, according to statements made in court, intentionally touched the sleeping girl near her groin over her leggings without her consent on the July 23, 2017, flight. On November 8, 2017, Krishnappa admitted to purposely doing this as the girl was seated next to him on the flight.
Krishnappa was sentenced to 90 days in prison for assault in the special aircraft jurisdiction of the United States. U.S. Attorney Carpenito credited special agents of the FBI, under the direction of Special Agent in Charge Timothy Gallagher in Newark, and the Port Authority of New York-New Jersey, with the investigation leading to the conviction and sentence.For late-breaking news, follow 24/7 Headline News on our Los Angeles County Facebook group, Riverside County Facebook group, Coachella Valley News group, US News group, Victor Valley/Inland Empire Facebook group. If you like what we are doing and want regular updates on your facebook stream like our Facebook Fan Page. You may also follow 24/7 Headline News on Twitter and Instagram!
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