RMP officer weeps in court as he is convicted of sexual assault

Royal Military Police officer weeps in court as he is convicted of sexually assaulting a female soldier by putting his penis on her shoulder and ‘offering to leave her alone if they had full sex

  • Corporal Edward Gadd today convicted of sexually assaulting a female soldier
  • Krygshof het gehoor hy het probeer 'onderhandel'’ met vrou om seksdade uit te voer
  • When she refused sex he allegedly took out his penis and put it on her shoulder
  • Cpl Gadd, of Pirbright training centre, Surrey, to be sentenced for sexual assault
  • A Royal Military Police officer wept in court today as he was convicted of sexually assaulting a female soldier by putting his penis on her shoulder, 'n krygshof gehoor.

    Korporaal Edward Gadd het die vrou gevra om seks te hê en, nadat sy geweier het, hy het probeer ‘bargain’ with her to carry out other sex acts at Pirbright Army Training Centre in Woking, Surrey.

    Die vrou het dit aan die hof gesê nadat sy sy voorstelle van die hand gewys het, sy het Cpl Gadd se penis uit die hoek van haar oog gesien toe hy haar skouer daarmee raak voordat hy haar probeer kry om dit te vryf.

    The woman also accused Cpl Gadd of groping her breast and slapping her bottom but he was found not guilty of sexual assault on these two charges.

    Bulford Militêre Hof, Wiltshire, heard the woman rejected his sexual advances before he started ‘bargainingwith her by offering her peace and quiet for sex.

    The court heard he would have left her alone for four weeks if they had ‘full sexor for three weeks if she gave him oral sex.

    She again refused his advances, but he took out his penis and placed it on her shoulder when she was not looking, the court later heard.

    The woman again told him no, and she claimed he then said he was ‘hornyand went into her bathroom before she chastised him about his actionsa conversation she recorded on video.

    Cpl Gadd het ontken dat hy haar aangerand het en gesê dat hoewel hy vir seks gevra het, toe sy nee sê ‘was dit die einde daarvan.’

    Korporaal Edward Gadd (op die foto), van die weermagopleidingsentrum Pirbright in Woking, Surrey, had asked the woman to have sex and after she refused he tried to 'bargain' with her to carry out other sex acts

    Korporaal Edward Gadd (op die foto), van die weermagopleidingsentrum Pirbright in Woking, Surrey, had asked the woman to have sex and after she refused he tried to ‘bargain’ saam met haar om ander seksdade uit te voer

    Cpl Gadd (pictured furthest right in 2018) said he would have left the woman alone for four weeks if they had 'full sex' or for three weeks if she gave him oral sex, het die hof gehoor

    Cpl Gadd (pictured furthest right in 2018) said he would have left the woman alone for four weeks if they had ‘full sexor for three weeks if she gave him oral sex, het die hof gehoor

    Cpl Gadd, who enjoyed a 10-year career with the Royal Military Police and earned an operational service medal for his role during the Afghanistan War, will now be sentenced for one count of sexual assault at a hearing in February.

    The trial had heard Cpl Gadd and the woman were known to one another at the time and that day he was at her home while she did her make up.

    The court heard she was kneeling in front of a mirror that was propped against her bedroom wall as she talked to Cpl Gadd who was sat on her bed.

    Vervolging, Commander Pete Barker said: "Hy het weer van agter haar af gekom en haar bors gedruk, merk sy rond 30 sekondes later die punt van sy penis aan die regterkant van haar gesig op haar skouer.

    Cpl Gadd sal onderhewig wees aan die verskaffing van besonderhede aan die polisie as 'n veroordeelde seksoortreder vir vyf jaar. Hy het probeer om haar haar hand op sy penis te laat beweeg en sy het hom aangesê om af te klim.’

    Die vrou het aan die hof gesê: 'Hy het ingekom [na my slaapkamer] terwyl ek my grimering voor die spieël gedoen het.

    ‘So, Ek het na die muur gekyk en hy het net op die bed gesit. Hy het gesê ons moet seks hê en ek het nee gesê.

    'Hy het toe met my begin onderhandel met seksuele dade wat minder intiem geword het. Ek het nee gesê vir al sy voorstelle.

    'Ek het sy penis aan my regterkant gesien. Hy was nie heeltemal naak nie maar dit het aan my skouer geraak.

    'Hy het sy broek afgetrek. Ek het dit in my perifere visie gesien en ek het op daardie stadium omgedraai en gesê “klim af” maar hy het my hand daar probeer vryf. So, Ek het dit weggetrek.

    'Ek het vir hom gesê dit is onaanvaarbare gedrag.’

    Cpl Gadd, who enjoyed a 10-year career with the Royal Military Police and earned an operational service medal for his role during the Afghanistan War, will now be sentenced for one count of sexual assault at a hearing in February

    Cpl Gadd, who enjoyed a 10-year career with the Royal Military Police and earned an operational service medal for his role during the Afghanistan War, will now be sentenced for one count of sexual assault at a hearing in February

    Die vrou het dit aan die hof gesê nadat sy sy voorstelle van die hand gewys het, sy sien Cpl Gadd se penis uit die hoek van haar oog toe hy haar skouer daarmee raak

    Die vrou het dit aan die hof gesê nadat sy sy voorstelle van die hand gewys het, sy het Cpl Gadd se penis uit die hoek van haar oog gesien toe hy haar skouer daarmee raak

    Cpl Gadd had denied three counts of sexual assault at Bulford military court (op die foto). He will now be tried in a criminal court for one count of sexual assault

    Cpl Gadd had denied three counts of sexual assault at Bulford military court (op die foto). He will now be tried in a criminal court for one count of sexual assault

    Ek het dit in my perifere visie gesien en ek het op daardie stadium omgedraai en gesê 'klim weg.

    Ek het dit in my perifere visie gesien en ek het op daardie stadium omgedraai en gesê 'klim weg, Ek het dit in my perifere visie gesien en ek het op daardie stadium omgedraai en gesê 'klim weg?’ Ek het dit in my perifere visie gesien en ek het op daardie stadium omgedraai en gesê 'klim weg.

    That evening she texted Cpl Gadd to tell him not to come to her home again and blasted him for ‘putting it on me when I wasn’t looking after I said no’. Cdr Barker said Cpl Gadd ‘immediately apologisedwhen she said this.

    In 'n onderhoud met die polisie oor die voorval, Cpl Gadd gesê: 'Ek het wel vir seks gevra, Ek sal dit erken, sy het egter nee gesê. Ek is nie dom nie, Ek is 'n Koninklike Militêre Polisiebeampte. Sy het nee gesê en dit was die einde daarvan.’

    When asked by police about the alleged touching of her breasts and buttocks, hy het gesê: ‘Honestly I cannot remember at all, I have no recollection of that. I did not do it.

    When asked whether he put his penis on her shoulder, Cpl Gadd said he only touched her shoulders when she asked him to moisturise her back, toevoeging: ‘This is mental. I did not do it. I rubbed her shoulders.

    ‘Why would I put my penis on her shoulder? It did not happen. I did not touch her with my penis. uitrusting wat 'n bruin toppie ingesluit het’