Police arrest Mississauga man for allegedly attempting to drug date


Published November 11, 2020 at 10:14 pm


Peel Regional Police (PRP) has arrested a man from Mississauga for allegedly drugging his date. 

During the evening of October 22, the suspect–51-year-old Tariq Nawaz–and the victim were having dinner at a restaurant in the area of City Centre Drive and Square One Drive when Nawaz allegedly slipped something in his date’s drink when she left to use the washroom. 

As a result of the investigation, Nawaz was arrested and charged with Administering a Noxious substance and Breach of Recognizance. He was released on a Promise to Appear, and he has a court date at the Court of Justice in Brampton on January 8, 2021. 

Investigators believe there could be more victims, and anyone with information relevant to the case is urged to contact the 11 Division Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-453-2121, extension 1133. 

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

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