Edmonton driving instructor charged with sexual assault

Edmonton Police badge is seen during a police memorial parade in Ottawa Sunday September 26, 2010. The Canadian Press Images/Francis Vachon. The Canadian Press Images/Francis Vachon

EDMONTON — An Edmonton driving instructor was charged with sexual assault following an alleged incident involving one of his students.

Police said on Sunday the 38-year-old owner and operator of the Civic Driving Academy picked up the woman at her southwest Edmonton home for a pre-scheduled driving lesson.

The instructor allegedly made several sexual advances towards the woman during the driving lesson.

Sundeep Singh Matharu, 38, was arrested and charged with sexual assault.

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Police continue to investigate and encourage others who may have had similar experiences with this driving school to contact the Edmonton Police Service at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone.

Anonymous information can be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at