The former taliban hostage, Joshua Boyle, was arrested in Canada after being attacked
Former taliban hostage Joseph Boyle Monday charged with 15 criminal offence in Canada, including several accused him of his wife and three children from the United States detention in Pakistan to take home after five years of attacks.
Boyle, 34, appeared at a hearing in the Ottawa criminal court on New Year’s day, court records show. According to one family member, he was refused immediate release, and his next hearing is Wednesday.
Boyle’s American wife Kate LAN Coleman, Boyle (Caitlan Coleman Boyle) said in a statement: “I can’t say specific allegations, but in the end I can say that this is so he was forced to endure years of stress and trauma, it is for him the most sin state of mind.
“Clearly, he is responsible for his actions,” she wrote in a statement. “but I want to be able to find opportunities for help and healing, which is my compassion and forgiveness. For the rest of us, myself and the children, we are healthy and able to do it. ”
Put forward by the Ottawa police on Monday 15 charges including: occurs during October to December, attacks, including the women’s body and sexual assault, assault and illegal detention, as well as on the weekend misleading police “transfer to doubt their own”.
A Canadian court has issued an order banning the publication of information about alleged victims in Canada. As a general policy, ABC News did not mention victims in alleged sexual assault cases.
Eric Granger, a defense lawyer for Joshua Boyle, said in a statement to ABC news that his client was “presumed innocent.”
In Perth – andover, Tours, and his wife, Pennsylvania, grew up in Canada anti-war activists lost a hike in eastern Afghanistan in 2012, and was the taliban’s haqqani network held five years, until they suddenly released in October, like American commandos rescue operation. The situation they released remains unclear.
Caitlan Coleman Boyle, who was six months pregnant when she was arrested five years ago, will have three children in captivity. In an interview with ABC news in November, she said she and her family had been subjected to cruel treatment by kidnappers, including what they described as forced abortions and rape by haqqani guards.
The new family arrived in Toronto on October 13. Originally living in Smith falls, Ontario, with Joshua Boyle’s parents, they soon moved to a hotel in Ottawa. Boyle recently moved into a rented apartment and told ABC news they were eager to be a home.
Just before Christmas, Joshua Boyle met with Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau on twitter. Last week, the President Donald trump listed after the release of the hostages achievement, Joshua Boyle finally thank the U.S. leader, and tweeting, “thank you, Mr. President.”
Joshua Boyle was known in Canada for his activism, even before he became a hostage to the Haqqani Network. He had previously been married to Zaynab Khadr, Canada’s most outspoken pro-jihadis, whose two brothers were held at guantanamo but were later released.
U.S. intelligence officials have long expressed doubts about the motives of Joshua Boyle’s trip to Afghanistan in 2012. Last month, Joseph Boyle said in an interview with ABC news that the doubts were unfounded and called his haqqani captors “criminals.”
U.S. officials cast doubt for Joshua Boyle, leave Pakistan family assistance, and since they settled in Ottawa, including providing psychological counseling, to adjust from the captivity, they told ABC news.