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Warrant issued for son of former B.C. MLA on sex charges

Anyone who knows of Kasimir Tyabji-Sandana's whereabouts is asked to contact Powell River RCMP. RCMP handout

The son of a former British Columbia MLA is facing new legal trouble.

RCMP have issued a warrant for Kasimir Tyabji-Sandana, son of former MLA Judy Tyabji, on charges of sexual interference and invitation to sexual touching involving a minor.

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Powell River RCMP says it has made contact with the 32-year-old’s family who are aware of the warrant, but don’t know where he is.

“All attempts to locate Tyabji-Sandana at previously known addresses have been met with negative results,” said police in a media release.

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In 2018, Tyabji-Sandana was handed a two-year conditional sentence after pleading guilty to possessing fentanyl, while a second charge of importing a controlled substance was dropped.

Anyone who knows Tyabji-Sandana’s whereabouts is asked to contact Powell River RCMP or Crime Stoppers if they wish to remain anonymous.

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