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Media Release

Release Date: December 23rd, 2019 - 12:37pm

Originator: D/Sergeant, Crystal Kelly, Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Unit, 905-825-4747 ext. 8965

Contact: Constable, Ryan Anderson, Corporate Communications, 905-825-4747 ext. 4899

Location: Burlington and Milton


Human Trafficking, Sexual Assault and Assault Charges Laid Against Burlington Male

On December 20, 2019, members of the Halton Regional Police Service's Child Abuse and Sexual Assault (CASA) Unit, with support from the Emergency Services Unit (including Tactical and Canine officers) and additional investigative officers, arrested a 58 year-old male for multiple offences, including human trafficking, sexual assault, and assault.

These offences are alleged to have taken place in the City of Burlington and the Town of Milton between January 2006 and December 2019, and involved more than one victim.

Accused: 

Mohan "Jarry" AHLOWALIA (58) of Burlington is charged with the following:

  • Assault  x7
  • Assault with a Weapon
  • Sexual Assault
  • Uttering Threats
  • Extortion
  • Trafficking in Persons (Forced Labour)
  • Receive a Material Benefit from Trafficking in Persons (Forced Labour)
  • Unsafe Storage/ Transportation of a Firearm
  • Contravention of a Storage of a Firearm
  • Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized
  • Firearm in a Vehicle
  • Possession of a Prohibited Firearm
  • Possession of a Prohibited Weapon without a Licence

The accused is known to use a number of aliases, including:  Gerry AHOLOWALIA, Jarry Mohan AHLOWALIA, Jarry AWALIA, Mohan J. WALIA, M.J. AWALIA, Jarry AHLUWALIA, Mohan AHUWALIA, Jarry A'WALIA, and Jarry WALIA.

Investigators believe there are community members who may have any additional information pertaining to this investigation and they are asked to contact the Child Abuse and Sexual Assault (CASA) Unit at 905-825-4747 ext. 8970.

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

Due to the fact this investigation is ongoing, no further details will be provided regarding this investigation.

Every person has the right to feel safe in our community.

Victims of violence and/or sexual assault and witnesses are encouraged to contact the Halton Regional Police Service. The following is a list of valuable support services and resources in Halton region for victims of violence and/or sexual assault:

• Halton Regional Police Service Victim Services Unit 905-825-4777

• Nina's Place Sexual Assault and Domestic Assault Care Centre 905-336-4116 or 905-681-4880

• Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention Services (SAVIS) 905-875-1555 (24-hour crisis line)

• Radius Child & Youth Services 905-825-3242 (Oakville) or 1-855-744-9001

• Kid's Help Phone 1-800-668-6868 (24-hour crisis line)

• THRIVE Counselling 905-845-3811 or 905-637-5256