Man arrested in Brampton in connection to murder and sexual assault investigation in California

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Published March 26, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Man arrested in Brampton in connection to murder and sexual assault investigation in California

A Brampton man has been arrested in connection to a pair of crimes committed south of the border.

Police believe the suspect entered Canada illegally after removing a GPS monitoring device and then went into hiding.

On Friday (March 19), police, with the assistance of the Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA), executed a warrant for a man wanted by Bakersfield Police Department in California for Accessory After the fact to Murder and two counts of Unlawful Sexual Intercourse involving an underage person.

With help from the community, the 22 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau in collaboration with the US Marshal Service, Bakersfield Police Department, and the CBSA, began an investigation which culminated in the arrest of 26-year-old Bakhshinderpal Singh Mann, who was arrested and extradited to the U.S.

“Thanks to the invaluable assistance of the Peel Regional Police. The Bakersfield Police Department is thankful to our federal and international partners, including the Peel Regional Police Service, for their professionalism and diligence, and we look forward to continuing that relationship after the extradition proceedings,” Sergeant Robert Pair, with the Bakersfield Police Department, said in a news release.

The investigation is still on-going, and anyone with relevant information is urged to contact the 22 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at 905-453-3311, extension 2233.

Additionally, information may be provided anonymously to Peel Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-8477, or visiting their website.

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