Pacific Dawn Crew Member Sentenced to Over Five Years in Jail for Rape

A crew member from Vanuatu was sentenced to five years and eight months in jail on Tuesday after he was found guilty two months ago of raping a co-employee during their employment for P&O Cruises’ Pacific Dawn. A court in Vanuatu sentenced former Pacific Dawn crew member Noel Isaac to a count of  sexual intercourse without consent, according to a recent article the Daily Post newspaper in Vanuatu.  The newspaper earlier described the circumstances surround the sexual assault, which took place in December of 2017.  The court had earlier found him guilty of one count of an act of indecency as well as one count of sexual intercourse without consent. The court found beyond a reasonable doubt that Mr. Isaac trespassed into the victim’s cabin on the morning of December 6, 2017. Despite her pleas, he overcame her resistance and had what the newspaper described as full and forcible sexual intercourse with her without her consent shortly before he…

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