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Media Release

Release Date: September 6th, 2019 - 11:46am

Originator: D/Sergeant, Chris Newcombe, Child and Sexual Assault Unit, 905-465-8965

Contact: D/Sergeant, Chris Newcombe, Child and Sexual Assault Unit, 905-465-8965

Location: Burlington


Two Males Arrested After Violent Sexual Assault in Burlington

​In late August 2019, members of the Halton Regional Police Service, Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Unit (CASA) commenced an investigation after a female victim attended a business located on Harvester Road in Burlington, between Walkers Line and Appleby Line, and was administered a noxious substance and violently sexually assaulted by two male parties.

Accused #1 befriended the victim on Facebook prior to meeting with her, and utilized the name "Sharifulla Mokbel".

Accused #2 was also active on social media, and is known as "Pena R-One" on Facebook, and "pena619" on Instagram.

The two accused may also be active on other social media platforms.

On September 4, 2019, members of the CASA Unit arrested both accused parties, and held them pending a bail hearing. A second court appearance is scheduled to be held in Milton on September 6, 2019.

Accused #1 – Sharifulla (Sharif) Mokbel (27) of North York has been charged with:

-Sex Assault Cause Bodily Harm

-Administer Noxious Substance

-Gang Sexual Assault

-Sexual Assault

Accused #2- Satlykglylych Gafuri (27) of Toronto has been charged with:

-Gang Sexual Assault

-Sexual Assault

Police believe there may be additional victims and are asking anyone with information regarding this or similar incidents to contact the Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Unit - Detective Sergeant Chris Newcombe at 905-465-8965 or Detective Constable Marla Adams at 905-465-8979. 

Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers "See Something?  Hear Something?  Know Something?  Contact Crime Stoppers" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.

Please be reminded that all persons charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.