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Uday Jaswal-Ottawa deputy police chief suspended

21 March, 2020

Uday Jaswal

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CBC News reported that Ottawa police Deputy Chief Uday Jaswal has been suspended from duty pending outcomes of a disciplinary hearing against him. On 13 March the Ontario Civilian Police Commission sent a notice to Ottawa Police Service that it had issued a Notice of Hearing alleging three counts of misconduct against Jaswal under the Police Services Act.

Jaswal is accused of sexual harassment, unwanted sexual advances and sabotaging attempts to become a police officer of a civilian member of the Ottawa Police Service. A human rights complaint was filed by a woman against Jaswal last fall. None of the allegations against Jaswal has been tested.

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