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Baltimore man who is accused of sexually assaulting neighbor in the plane

On 27 July, the U. S. Attorney’s Office of Maryland, confirmed an indictment relating to the plane incident.

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A Baltimore man has been charged by a federal grand jury with sexually assaulting his neighbor on a plane in late May. It remains unclear at this time what airline the attack took place.

On 27 July, the U. S. Attorney’s Office of Maryland confirmed the indictment charging Deo Mugabe with fourth-degree sexual abuse on a plane, abuse sexual contact, and simple assault during the May-29 flight. The 26-year-old Baltimore man and the victim were reportedly strangers, that are next to each other on a flight from Houston, Texas. to Baltimore.

“The indictment alleges that Mugabe engaged in sexual contact with the victim during the flight, knowing that the victim is not in a state of declining participation or communicating unwillingness to engage in that sexual contact,” the release states.

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“The indictment alleges that Mugabe engaged in sexual contact with the victim during the flight, knowing that the victim is not in a state of declining participation or communicating unwillingness to engage in that sexual contact,” the release states.

The U. S. attorney’s office not to go in. It was not clear whether Mugabe has a lawyer.

If convicted, Mugabe faces up to five years in prison for fourth-degree sexual abuse on an aircraft, a maximum of three years for abusive sexual contact and up to one year in prison for simple assault.

A mug shot of president Mugabe, has not yet been released.

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The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Janine Puhak is an editor for Fox News Lifestyle. Follow her on Twitter via @JaninePuhak

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