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Bawer Aksal (credit: Badoo.com)

North Bergen Man Convicted Of Sexual Assault Of Fellow Passenger On Newark-Bound Flight

Aksal was handcuffed and detained by U.S. Marshals after Judge Jose Linares granted the government’s request to hold him as a flight risk, The Jersey Journal reported.

07/19/2013

Bawer Aksal (credit: Badoo.com)

Lawyer: NJ Man Accused Of Sexually Abusing Fellow Air Traveler Denies Charges

The North Bergen man accused of sexually abusing a fellow passenger on a flight from Phoenix to Newark last week is waiting to see if he’ll be granted bail. A female passenger said when she woke up, Bawer Aksal, 58, had his hands inside her clothing. The naturalized U.S. citizen originally from Turkey denies the charges against him.

08/28/2012