Woman sues RCMP officer who asked if she was ‘at all turned on’ during sexual assault – CBC

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 2019108 Views

Lawsuit alleges interview was a ‘reckless misogynistic and arrogant departure’ from expected standard

Jun 19, 2019

An Indigenous woman is suing a B.C. RCMP officer she says interrogated her in March 2012 when she reported a sexual assault.

A video of the interview was made public in May, in which the officer is heard asking the woman whether she was “at all turned on” by the alleged sexual assault. The contents of the video drew condemnation from members of Parliament and a review by the RCMP.

The woman, who is not being identified because she was 17 at the time of the interview, is suing Kelowna RCMP Cpl. Kenneth Hall, the Attorney General of Canada and B.C.’s Minister of Justice.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/sexual-assault-victim-suing-rcmp-officer-1.5182298

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