According to Connecticut law, a person is guilty of aggravated sexual assault when he commits sexual assault along with other offenses like: (a) threatening to injure or harm with a deadly weapon (b) trying to disfigure the body of the victim (c) causing serious physical injury to the victim, thereby creating risk of death or d) committing the crime with the aid of two or more people at the scene.
Penalties for Aggravated Sexual Assault in the First Degree
Aggravated sexual assault in the first degree is a class B felony. It becomes a class A felony when the victim of the offense is under sixteen years of age. Under section 53a-70 of 2005 Connecticut Code, a person found guilty may be sentenced to imprisonment for five years. The jail term imposed may not be suspended or reduced by the court.
Contact Sex Crime Defense Attorney in Bridgeport, CT
Sexual offense allegations ruin your reputation and affect employment and hurts relationships with family and friends. If you are facing sex crime allegations in Bridgeport, then call Ganim Injury Lawyers at (877)828-4279 or (203)445-6542.