MOSCOW, January 3 — RIA Novosti. Canadian Joshua Boyle, five years was in captivity of militants in Afghanistan and released less than three months ago, is accused of assaults, threats and sexual harassment, reports channel CBC.
Boyle and his American wife Kathleen Coleman was abducted by militants of the terrorist group “Haqqani Network” in 2012 in Afghanistan, where they were engaged in Hiking. During the time spent in captivity they had three children. The pair in the beginning of October were released by the military of Pakistan, where the militants moved the hostages.
According to the channel, 34-year-old Boyle appeared in court in Ottawa on January 1. Just against the men were 15 charges. According to court documents, the accused committed the incriminated offences from 14 Oct to 30 Dec in relation to two victims, whose identities were not disclosed.