Teacher at private Islamic school in Mississauga charged with sexual assault

A teacher at a private school in Mississauga is facing a number of sex crime charges.

Peel Regional Police say a 17-year-old girl alleges she was assaulted on Feb. 24 and reported the incident on March 2.

41-year-old Tahir Mahmood has been charged with sexual assault and sexual exploitation.

He has taught at Safa and Marwa Islamic School located at 5550 McAdam Road in Mississauga.

It is a private school and not associated to the Peel District School Board or the Peel Catholic District School Board.

Mahmood is scheduled to appear in a Brampton court on Apr. 4.