Canadian cop charged for sexually assaulting colleague while in Jamaica

August 18, 2016

A Canadian cop is now on a number of criminal charges after allegedly sexually assaulting another member of the military while in Jamaica last year. 

Charged with one count of sexual assault, one count of behaving in a disgraceful manner and one count of drunkenness is corporal Simon Cadieux.

The charges were laid on Monday by the Canadian Forces National Investigation Service.

According to Canada's Department of Defence, the alleged incident took place when the corporal was deployed as a member of the Canadian Special Operations Regiment in Jamaica in November 2015.

It was not disclosed whether the complainant is male or female.

Meanwhile, in a statement sent to the Toronto Star, Lieutenant Colonel Francis Bolduc, commanding officer of the service, said, “These charges reflect our ongoing commitment to support efforts throughout the organisation to help ensure a respectful, healthy, professional environment for all members.”





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