Thursday, December 12, 2019

Man gets 33 life sentences for rapes while wrongly free

LONDON - A convicted burglar who assaulted and raped women and children during a two-week rampage across Britain while wrongly free from jail was given 33 life sentences on Monday, with the judge saying he would never cease to be a danger to society. (Toronto Sun)

Julian Assange rape investigation dropped by Sweden

Sweden dropped a preliminary investigation Tuesday into an alleged rape by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Deputy Chief Prosecutor Eva-Marie Persson made the announcement as she gave an update on the Swedish case, saying the rape investigation has been discontinued. (Fox News)

Three men charged after 15-yr-old girl sexually assaulted and confined in Ottawa apartment

Three men have been charged after a 15-year-old Ottawa girlwas allegedly lured from a mall and sexually assaulted. Police have charged Bile Mohamed, 27, Yusuf Yusuf, 30, and Ismail Moallim, 21, with sexual assault with a weapon, sexual assault causing bodily harm, sexual interference and forcible confinement. (True North)

31 arrested, 300 charges laid in multi-provincial sex trafficking operation

TORONTO - Thirty-one people, including a central "kingpin," have been arrested and more than 300 charges laid in a major investigation into a human trafficking and organized crime ring that operated around Canada.   (CBC)
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  • Woman sexually assaulted in downtown Toronto condo

    Toronto Police are searching for two suspects after a woman was sexually assaulted at a downtown condo early Wednesday. (Toronto Sun)

    ‘Torture for five days’: Woman testifies she was raped, beaten kept for five days in walk-in closet

    A Calgary woman told court Wednesday she was beaten and forced to perform sex acts for five days in a “walk-in closet” while pregnant. (Calgary Herald)

    Imam facing sex assault charges

    TORONTO - A Toronto imam is facing charges in connection with the alleged sexual assault of a woman over the course of more than a decade. (CP 24)

    R Kelly charged with more sex offences in Chicago

    CHICAGO - Prosecutors charged R&B singer R. Kelly on Thursday with 11 new sex-related counts involving one of the women who accused him of sexually abusing her when she was underage, including counts that carry a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison, making them the most serious he faces. (Fox 32)

    Man who raped, beat and robbed a sex worker found guilty

    VANCOUVER - A Surrey man has been found guilty of all charges in relation to a vicious sex attack and robbery that occurred in a Vancouver park in September 2017. In a recent Supreme Court of B.C. ruling, Justice Shelley Fitzpatrick found Ezaz Ahmed Razak, 24, guilty of sexual assault causing bodily harm, robbery, unlawful confinement and making threats. (National Post)

    Serial rapist who terrorized Surrey released back into same community

    Surrey’s mayor said he’s “appalled” by the release of a dangerous sex offender into his community and is calling for legislative changes to how government deals with high-risk offenders. Earon Wayne Giles was released May 24 after spending 22 years in prison for six counts of break-and-enter to commit a sexual assault. (Vancouver Sun)

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