RCMP release name, charges for man accused of holding girl hostage near Île-à-la-Crosse

Saskatchewan RCMP have released the name and charges against the man accused of holding a girl against her will in a cabin near Île-à-la-Crosse for more than four days.

Aaron Gardiner, who is from Île-à-la-Crosse, has been charged with nine offences, including unlawful confinement, assault and possession for the purpose of trafficking, according to a statement.

He has also been charged with two firearms offences and overcoming resistance, defined in the Criminal Code as, “attempts… to choke, suffocate or strangle another person… to render another person insensible, unconscious or incapable of resistance.” It is an indictable offence.

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