Nine more sexual assault charges for Brampton man

Local residents 'may have more information that could assist this investigation': police

CENTRE WELLINGTON – A Brampton man charged last week with sexual assault now faces a total of 10 sex-related charges, four of them involving a minor.

On Oct. 19 Wellington County OPP officials announced Manjit Singh Hans, 58, of Brampton, was charged with sexual assault in connection with an incident two days earlier at a home on the 5th Line of former West Garafraxa township.

“It was reported that the victim was sexually assaulted by a person known to them,” police stated in the initial press release.

On Oct. 28 police announced Manjit Singh Hans now faces the following charges:

  • two counts of sexual interference;
  • two counts of invitation to sexual touching to a person under 16 years old;
  • two counts of sexual exploitation;
  • two counts of sexual assault on a person under 16; and
  • two counts of sexual assault.

He is to appear in Guelph court at a later date.

“Police believe there are individuals in the community who may have more information that could assist this investigation,” states the Oct. 28 press release from the OPP.

Anyone with information regarding this incident can contact the Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a tip online at Tip providers may be eligible for a reward from Crime Stoppers of up to $2,000.

Police added, “Victims of sexual assault are not alone.

“If you or someone you know needs support, there are local resources available to help.”