Teacher jailed for sex assault.A TEACHER who made sexual advances towards a teenage girl pupil after a school trip was jailed for 15 months yesterday.
Caernarfon Crown Court heard the girl was interested in internet chatrooms but Welsh teacher Neil Sulley, 37, a father-of-two, of St Martin's Road, Gledrid, Oswestry, began to communicate with her by e-mail in a ``wholly inappropriate and overfamiliar'' manner.
He had indecently assaulted the teenager - 14 at the time - on a bus after the trip, at school and in his car. Sulley denied three charges of indecent assault indecent assault
a sexual attack which does not include rape
indecent assault n (BRIT) → but was convicted. He must register as a sex offender sex offender n. generic term for all persons convicted of crimes involving sex, including rape, molestation, sexual harassment and pornography production or distribution. for ten years.
Defence counsel Martine Snowdon said: ``His marriage is in tatters tat·ter 1
1. A torn and hanging piece of cloth; a shred.
2. tatters Torn and ragged clothing; rags.
tr. & intr.v. and his career over.''