Monday, January 19, 2015

Ernest Fenwick MacIntosh jailed for alleged sex abuse of boy in Nepal

Ernest Fenwick MacIntosh, 71, a Canadian businessman accused of
committing sexual assault against a boy in Nepal, is being held in jail
A Nova Scotia businessman whose sexual abuse convictions were overturned in Canada has reportedly been arrested in Nepal for allegedly forcing a boy to have sex with him.

Ernest Fenwick MacIntosh, 71, is in jail in the Lalitpur district, just south of the capital city of Kathmandu, the Himalayan Times reported Friday.

The newspaper said MacIntosh allegedly forced a boy into "having unnatural sex" with him on Dec. 13, 2014, according to a spokesperson with the local police, the Metropolitan Police Range.

CBC News is working to confirm the details.

Police told the Himalayan Times that the complaint came from the boy's family and that the boy is staying at a children's home in Lalitpur.  (more...)

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