Qikiqtarjuaq man faces child porn, sex charges

Search reveals child pornography at man’s residence


A 49-year-old man from Qikiqtarjuaq remains in custody this week following his arrest July 27 on sexual assault and child pornography charges, police said July 28 in a news release.

The man’s name may not be published or broadcast to protect the identity of the complainants.

Police, who first arrested the man in relation to a sexual assault complaint, seized child pornography after searching his residence.

The man will be held in police custody pending a show cause bail hearing to be scheduled later this week in Iqaluit.

He’s charged with one count of sexual assault, one count of invitation to sexual touching, and one count of possession of child pornography.

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