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Air steward fined $10,000 for molesting woman at Zouk

Published on Jun 24, 2014 1:11 PM
 
Salvadoran national Henry Bernardo Cortez Cerrato, 27, a cabin crew member working for Qatar Airways, was fined $10,000 on June 24, 2014, for molesting a student at Zouk in January this year. -- ST GRAPHICS

SINGAPORE - An air steward was fined $10,000 on Tuesday for molesting a student at Zouk in January this year.

Salvadoran national Henry Bernardo Cortez Cerrato, 27, who was working for Qatar Airways, pleaded guilty to touching the 24-year-old's private parts through her jeans at the Jiak Kim Street nightspot at 4.07am on Jan 25.

The court heard that sometime after midnight, the victim and her friends entered Zouk and made their way to the bar counter. Her friends ordered alcoholic drinks but the victim did not consume any.

Cerrato arrived at around 3am. About an hour later, the victim was near the bar counter when she moved aside slightly to let Cerrato pass.

 
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