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Canadian aid worker Peter Dalglish sex case appeal delayed in Nepal

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WATCH: Order of Canada recipient Peter Dalglish found guilty of child sex assault in Nepal – Jun 11, 2019

A Canadian aid worker’s appeal of his sexual assault convictions in Nepal has been delayed.

A friend of Peter Dalglish says the prosecution requested the adjournment because they weren’t ready to proceed.

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The hearing is likely now to take place in about 10 days.

Dalglish, 62, was convicted last June of sexually assaulting two Nepalese boys and jailed for nine years.

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His defence argues the trial was a sham.

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Originally from London, Ont., Dalglish was made a member of the Order of Canada in November 2016.

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