Brampton man faces more charges for alleged sexual assault of a minor
Published October 31, 2022 at 7:22 am
A Brampton man is facing more charges related to the alleged sexual assault of an underaged victim near Guelph.
On Oct. 17, the County of Wellington OPP say officers were called to a residence on Fifth Line in West Garafraxa, some 25 kilometres west of Guelph.
Police say a person under the age of 16 was sexually assaulted at the home by a 58-year-old man from Brampton, and that the accused is known to the victim.
The OPP have not disclosed the relationship between the victim and the accused, and have not released the age of the victim.
Police charged a 58-year-old man from Brampton with one count of Sexual Assault in relation to the incident, and now police have laid even more charges against him.
Manjit Singh Hans, 58, of Brampton has been charged with:
- two counts of Sexual Interference
- two counts of Invitation to Sexual Touching (to a person under 16-years-old)
- two counts of Sexual Exploitation,
- two counts of Sexual Assault (to a person under 16-years-old)
- two counts of Sexual Assault
The accused is scheduled to appear in court in Guelph at a later date. None of the allegations have been proven in court.
Police say there may be individuals in the community who know about this incident. Investigators are asking anyone with information to contact the Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122.
You can also leave anonymous tips by calling CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a tip on-line at www.crimestoppersguelphwellington.com.
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