SiRT investigation results in charges against RCMP member

SiRT has charged a member of the New Minas RCMP with three charges in relation to incidents between July 1 and November 1, 2018.

SiRT says Kings District RCMP received a call on November 24, 2018 from a third party regarding an allegation of assault against a female by the RCMP member who was her boyfriend.

The male was arrested and the RCMP referred the incident to SiRT in accordance with the Police Act.

SiRT says Cst. Asad Mari will appear in court on January 29 to face charges of assaulting his partner, careless storage of a firearm, and pointing a firearm.

No other details were released.