Feds: man groped woman sleeping on plane
BATON ROUGE - A man from Baton Rouge is accused of groping a woman while she was asleep on a plane.
Federal prosecutors say Devender Singh, 61, was arrested when the plane landed in New Jersey on Sunday.
Singh appeared in U.S. District Court on a charge of abusive sexual contact on Monday.
A judge ordered him detained with the option to seek a bail hearing. He could face up to two years in prison if convicted.
Prosecutors say Singh was seated next to the woman, who occupied a window seat on the United Airlines flight from Houston to Newark Liberty International Airport.
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