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Canadian fugitive wanted in Saskatchewan extradited from Mexico

Mexico City, Mexico — A Canadian fugitive wanted in the province of Saskatchewan has been extradited from Mexico. On Wednesday, Peter “D” was handed over to Canadian authorities from the Mexico City International Airport from where he was returned to Canada to face sexual assault charges.

Peter “D”, who was considered a fugutive, was extradited to Canada after being arrested by Mexican authorities in Ciudad Cuauhtémoc, Chihuahua in October of 2023.

According to a report by the State Attorney of the Republic (FGR) of Mexico, Peter “N” had been wanted in Rosetown, Saskatchewan since 2022 for the sexual assault of a minor.

“In compliance with the Extradition Treaty signed between Mexico and Canada, the Attorney General’s Office (FGR) extradited a fugitive of Canadian nationality required by the Saskatchewan Provincial Court of Canada for the crimes of sexual abuse,” they reported in a statement.

“Between 2021 and 2022, Peter “D” sexually assaulted a minor while they lived in Rosetown, Saskatchewan, Canada,” the reported said.

Peter “D” is also accused of vehicle theft for which he was arrested, but fled after being granted provisional release.

“Likewise, the defendant is accused of having sold a stolen truck. He was arrested and subsequently granted provisional release, however, he violated the conditions imposed by the judicial authorities to remain free.

“In October 2023, the defendant was located in Ciudad Cuauhtémoc, Chihuahua and detained. The Government of Mexico granted the extradition of the defendant to the Canadian Government,” the FGR said.