Drunk jailed for molesting flight attendant
An Indian national was jailed for nine months yesterday for molesting a flight attendant on board a SilkAir flight from India to Singapore.
Kizhakkumkkara Thomas Ajeesh, 31, admitted to using criminal force on a 26-year-old flight stewardess by brushing against her chest during a flight from Trivandrum to Singapore on Sept 9.
He also pleaded guilty to being drunk until he jeopardised the order and discipline required on board a plane, said The Straits Times Online.
He could have been jailed up to two years, caned and fined for molest. For being intoxicated while on board a flight, he could be fined up to $20,000 and jailed up to 12 months.