Mississauga nightclub arrests lead to drug and weapons charges against men from Brampton and Toronto

Published August 13, 2022 at 8:01 pm

Officers from Specialized Enforcement Bureau have laid charges against two men from Brampton and Toronto for firearm and drug related offences.

On Saturday, August 13, 2022, officers from the Specialized Enforcement Bureau were conducting enhanced patrols at HER Adult Entertainment Club at 1325 Eglington Avenue in Mississauga.


Just before 1:00 a.m., officers investigated a vehicle in the parking lot of the establishment.  As a result of the investigation, 25-year-old El Salih from Brampton and 26-year old Kafi Ali from Toronto were arrested for drug related offences.  As a result of the arrest, officers located and seized a 40 caliber handgun from the vehicle.

El Salih is currently a federal parolee on statutory release and has been charged with the following alleged offences:

  • Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
  • Possession of a Loaded Prohibited or Restricted Firearm
  • Occupant of Motor Vehicle Knowing there was a Firearm
  • Possession of A Prohibited Device or Ammunition Knowing Its Possession is Unauthorized
  • Careless Storage of a Firearm
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
  • Fail to Comply With Release Order x2
  • Trafficking in a Controlled Substance

Kafi Ali has been charged with the following alleged offences:

  • Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
  • Possession of a Loaded Prohibited or Restricted Firearm
  • Occupant of Motor Vehicle Knowing there was a Firearm
  • Possession of A Prohibited Device or Ammunition Knowing Its Possession is Unauthorized
  • Careless Storage of a Firearm
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
  • Breach of Probation Order
  • Possession of Firearm, etc. Contrary to Order
  • Trafficking in a Controlled Substance

Both men were held for a bail hearing and appeared at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton.

Anyone with information is asked to call investigators at the Specialized Enforcement Bureau at 905-453–2121, extension 3515. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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