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Regina sailor charged with sexual assault at Halifax base in 2018

The Canadian Armed Forces Department of National Defence says military police in Halifax received a report of a sexual assault that was alleged to have occurred at the end of March 2018.
The Canadian Armed Forces Department of National Defence says military police in Halifax received a report of a sexual assault that was alleged to have occurred at the end of March 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Lars Hagberg

A reservist with a unit from Regina has been charged with sexual assault in connection with an alleged incident a CFB Halifax in March 2018.

The Canadian Armed Forces Department of National Defence says military police in Halifax received a report in June 2018 of a possible sexual assault that was alleged to have occurred at the end of March 2018.

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The investigation began at the complainant’s request, and as a result, Ordinary Seaman David Katabarwa, a reservist with HMCS Queen, has been charged with one count of sexual assault.

Katabarwa was a full-time employee at CFB Halifax at the time of the alleged assault.

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Katabarwa is scheduled to appear in Halifax provincial court on March 4.

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