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B.C. MMA trainer charged with sexual exploitation, police seek witnesses

Danyal Bahramfar, 34, is facing two charges of sexual exploitation.
Danyal Bahramfar, 34, is facing two charges of sexual exploitation. RCMP

A British Columbia mixed martial arts trainer is facing charges of sexual exploitation.

Ridge Meadows RCMP says 34-year-old Danyal Bahramfar, also known as Daniel Golkar, has been charged with two counts of sexual exploitation.

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Bahramfar is accused of sexual offences against a female youth over several years dating back to 2016.

“Through the investigation, witness statements indicate the suspect was involved with other female gym members,” Mounties said in a media release.

“The investigation also revealed that the alleged suspect taught group self-defence classes throughout the community.

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Police said they released a photo of Bahramfar Thursday in an effort to find more witnesses and additional information.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Ridge Meadows RCMP at 604-463-6251.

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