Investigators from the Peel Regional Police Special Victims Unit have charged a 49-year-old driving instructor concerning a sexual assault investigation.
In April 2022, a 17-year-old young person hired a driving instructor operating out of a Brampton location to instruct them over several lessons. It is alleged that the driving instructor sexually assaulted the young person during the course of their lesson.
On June 3, 2022, police arrested and charged Munish ‘Mike’ Bhardwaj, a 49-year-old man from Brampton, for the following offences:
- Sexual Assault
- Sexual Exploitation
He will appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton on August 22, 2022.
This investigation remains ongoing, and investigators believe there may be additional victims.
Anyone with information on this or any similar incident is asked to contact investigators at the Special Victims Unit at 905-453-2121, extension 3460. Anonymous information may also be submitted by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or visiting www.peelcrimestoppers.ca.