Indian Who Groped Woman On US Flight Convicted

Fri Aug 17 2018 22:29:57 GMT+0530 (IST)

Prabhu Ramamoorthy, an IT Professional, has been convicted of sexually assaulting a woman who was sleeping aboard a Detroit-bound flight in the US. A Federal Jury convicted the accused after 5-day trail. US Attorney Matthew Schneider told harassing anyone who is in a vulnerable position won't be tolerated. 'We appreciate the courage shown by the victim in this case,' he said.



US District Judge Terrence Berg will pronounce the quantum of punishment of Prabhu Ramamoorthy on December 12th. Maximum punishment for the charges leveled against him could to life in prison. He will be deported to India after serving the jail sentence.

A 22-Year-Old Woman was groped by Prabhu Ramamoorthy onboard a Spirit Airlines Flight from Las Vegas. When the victim was sitting in a window seat, Prabhu Ramamoorthy who sat next to him unbuttoned her shirt & pants. The Women found his hand in her pants when she opened her eyes. Quickly, She alerted a flight attendant. Prabhu's Wife was travelling in the same flight when this incident happened. Initially, The Techie claimed to be innocent. He, however, admitted behaving inappropriately during the trial.