Brampton imam charged in sexual assault investigation

Toronto Star [Toronto, Canada]

June 30, 2022

By Sabrina Gamrot

A 41-year-old Brampton religious leader faces a charge of sexual assault related to an alleged incident in May.

Peel Regional Police allege that on May 25, around 12 a.m., the victim was at her Brampton home when a man known to her, attended her residence.

It is further alleged that the man sexually assaulted the victim at this time.

That same day, officers from the force’s Special Victims Unit (SVU) charged a man with break and enter and commit an indictable offence and sexual assault.

The man served as an imam at a religious centre in Brampton, said police.about:blank

This is an ongoing investigaton with police believing there could be additional victims.

Anyone with information on this incident or any similar ones can contact the SVU at 905-453-2121 ext. 3460.