Man Arrested in Connection with Alleged Sexual Assault at Surrey Gurudwara
According to the RCMP (Royal Canadian Mounted Police), a man suspected of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl at a temple in Surrey’s Newton area has been arrested. The incident was reported on May 4 and is said to have occurred at or near the Gurdwara Dukh Nivaran Sahib, a Sikh temple located on 68 Avenue.
The suspect, a 58-year-old employee of the Gurudwara, was apprehended on May 5 and subsequently released on certain conditions. These conditions include no contact with the victim and the requirement of another adult’s presence when in the company of anyone under the age of 16. It is worth noting that the suspect is allowed to be present at the temple as he resides there due to his employment.