Canada Ex-hostage Joshua Boyle appears in court

18:37  08 january  2018
18:37  08 january  2018 Source:   msn.com

Joshua Boyle, Canadian hostage in Afghanistan, arrested and faces list of charges in Ottawa

  Joshua Boyle, Canadian hostage in Afghanistan, arrested and faces list of charges in Ottawa OTTAWA—Joshua Boyle, the Canadian man who was held hostage with his American wife and children for five years in Afghanistan and Pakistan, has been arrested and charged with assault, unlawful confinement and other offences that are alleged to have occurred in the weeks since his dramatic rescue from captivity in October.Boyle, 34, appeared in Ottawa court on New Year’s Day and remains in police custody.There is a court order that prevents publication of information that would identify any of the alleged victims.Boyle faces 15 charges, according to a court document outlining the allegations.

Joshua Boyle , the Canadian man held hostage by Taliban-linked militants for nearly five years, briefly appeared in an Ottawa court via videolink on Wednesday after being arrested on more than a dozen charges including sexual assault, forcible confinement and uttering a death threat.

A pro-forma court appearance Wednesday was over in a matter of minutes, with the 34-year-old Boyle appearing via video link and neither of his lawyers there in person, leaving Canadians with more questions Ex - hostage Joshua Boyle charged with sex assault, assault, forcible confinement: lawyer.

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OTTAWA - Former Afghanistan hostage Joshua Boyle made a brief video appearance in an Ottawa court today on a string of assault charges.

Boyle's case continues to inch along, and he is due to make another routine appearance next Monday.

Boyle was arrested by Ottawa police late last month and faces 15 charges, including eight counts of assault, two of sexual assault, two of unlawful confinement and one count of causing someone to take a noxious thing.

The charges against the 34-year-old relate to two alleged victims, but a court order prohibits the publication of any details that might identify them or any witnesses.

Boyle's Parliament Hill meeting raises questions about who meets the PM

  Boyle's Parliament Hill meeting raises questions about who meets the PM A meeting between the prime minister and former Taliban hostage Joshua Boyle’s family in Justin Trudeau’s Parliament Hill office is raising questions about who is selected to meet with Canada’s head of government and why. On New Year's Day, less than two weeks after Boyle, his wife and three children met with Trudeau, Boyle was arrested and charged with more than a dozen criminal offences , including sexual assault, assault, administering a noxious substance, unlawful confinement and uttering threats.

Former Afghanistan hostage Joshua Boyle made a brief video appearance in an Ottawa court Monday on a string of assault charges.

Former hostage Joshua Boyle , who faces a set of 19 charges related to alleged incidents after he returned to Canada, made a brief appearance in court Psychiatric assessment for ex - hostage Joshua Boyle extended by 2 weeks. Boyle , 34, had originally been scheduled to appear via video.

None of the charges — related to incidents that allegedly occurred between Oct. 14 and Dec. 30, after Boyle returned to Canada from his Afghan captivity — have been tested in court.

Boyle and his American wife, Caitlan Coleman, were taken hostage in 2012 by a Taliban-linked group while on a backpacking trip in Afghanistan.

The couple, and the three children they had during their five years in captivity, were finally freed by Pakistani forces last October.

Former hostage Joshua Boyle remanded again, returns to court Jan. 26 .
OTTAWA—Joshua Boyle will remain in custody until at least Jan. 26, after he was remanded again Monday during his fourth court appearance since he was arrested two weeks ago. The 34-year-old former hostage in Afghanistan and Pakistan faces 15 charges that include eight counts of assault, two counts of sexual assault, two counts of unlawful confinement and one count each of uttering death threats, misleading police, and giving someone a noxious substance.

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