September 11, 2014 - A Louisiana man on
Wednesday admitted sexually touching a sleeping
woman who did not know him aboard a flight from
Newark Liberty International
Devender Singh, 62, an Indian national who lives
in Baton Rouge,
Louisiana, pleaded guilty before U.S. District
Judge Stanley R. Chesler in
federal court to abusive sexual contact.
According to the documents filed in this case
and statements made in court Singh was seated
next to a woman who occupied a window seat on a
United Airlines flight from
Houston to Newark. While the plane was in the air, the
woman fell asleep. She awoke to find Singh
kissing her face with his hand inside her shirt.