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Abbotsford Hindu priest convicted of sex crimes considered an untreated sexual offender

The Hindu Temple in Abbotsford where Karam Vir worked. Wayne Leidenfrost/ PNG JENNIFER SALTMAN VANCOUVER DESI A former Abbotsford... (more...)

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Abraham Azhakathu

Priest cries after acquitted of sexually assaulting minor in Alberta

Abraham Azhakathu THE CANADIAN PRESS PEACE RIVER, Alta. — A Catholic priest has been found not guilty of sexually assaulting... (more...)

Sexual abuse-animal sex

Court hears more graphic testimony in Victoria sex assault case

A Victoria woman told a B.C. Supreme Court that she was forced to perform acts of bestiality with a bulldog. BRUCE STOTESBURY... (more...)

Sexual abuse-animal sex

Ex-boyfriend-pimp made Victoria woman have sex with his bulldog, she testifies

A Victoria woman told a B.C. Supreme Court that she was forced to perform acts of bestiality with a bulldog. BRUCE STOTESBURY... (more...)

CRIME-RAPE-BC

Priest accused of assaulting teen girl is extradited from India to U.S. to face charges

A court hearing is yet to be scheduled for a Roman Catholic priest accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old U.S. girl. AMY... (more...)

MINOR ATACKED

Surrey RCMP arrest man for alleged sexual attack on 9-year-old

A view of the 9900-block 128th Street in Surrey on Aug. 28, a day after a nine-year-old girl was lured from her home by a... (more...)

Families walk in 9900-block of 128th Street in Surrey where early Thursday there was an abduction and sex assault of a nine-year-old girl who was sleeping in a house on the block. Mark van Manen/PNG

Surrey girl, 9, lured from her bedroom by unknown abductor and sexually assaulted in nearby park

Families walk in 9900-block of 128th Street in Surrey where early Thursday there was an abduction and sex assault of a nine-year-old... (more...)

Abraham Azhakathu

Travel request from Alberta priest accused of sexual assault rejected

Abraham Azhakathu, a Catholic priest in Alberta facing sexual assault charges, has been denied a travel request to travel... (more...)

India's Supreme Court stays death penalty of man convicted in rape-murder of four-year-old. PNG Archive

Former Abbotsford Hindu priest jailed on sex charges denied parole

Karam Vir is serving a 21/2-year sentence Former Abbotsford Hindu priest Karam Vir has been denied parole. PNG Archive JENNIFER... (more...)

Child rape-sex allegations

Ladysmith RCMP contact Pamela Anderson over B.C. child molestation, rape allegations

B.C.-born actress Pamela Anderson revealed Friday she was raped during her childhood on Vancouver Island and now Ladysmith... (more...)

Statue of Justice at the new Law Courts Building in downtown Vancouver. PNG

Coquitlam sex-assault convict given statutory release

Statue of Justice at the new Law Courts Building in downtown Vancouver. PNG JENNIFER SALTMAN VANCOUVER DESI A former care... (more...)

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