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Joshua Boyle: Rescued from Taliban clutches, Canadian man faces multiple charges; Arrested

Just Earth News | @justearthnews | 03 Jan 2018

Joshua Boyle: Rescued from Taliban clutches, Canadian man faces multiple charges; Arrested

Toronto, Jan 3 (JEN): Rescued from Taliban captivity after five years, Canadian Joshua Boyle is facing several charges and has been arrested by local police, reports said.

The 34-year-old appeared in Ottawa Court on Jan 1 and has been remanded in custody of the law.

According to local news outlet Toronto Star, Boyle is facing 15 charges.

These includes assault, sexual assault, unlawful confinement, uttering death threats, causing someone to take antidepressant and misleading police.

All of his offences have occurred in a period of 45 days, starting from Oct 14 to Dec 30, 2017.

Boyle, his wife Caitlan Coleman and their three children were rescued from the Taliban affiliated Haqqani Network from Pakistan by the country's forces.

They returned to Canada on Oct 13, 2017.

 

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