Oakville Man Charged in Burlington Sex Assault

An Oakville man is facing a sex assault charge after a teen was allegedly assaulted by a rideshare driver in Burlington.

The incident took place on May 6.

That’s when Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a call for assistance along the QEW.

The male driver, who was offering ride-sharing services from Burlington to Hamilton at the time, made unwanted sexual contact with an 18-year-old female fare, investigators allege.

Majid Kayali, 63, is charged with one count of sexual assault.

Kayali was released on a promise to appear in Milton court on May 30.

Anyone with additional information concerning this investigation is asked to contact Det.-Const. Ryan Lahie of the 3

District criminal investigations bureau at 905-825-4747 ext. 2316.

Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers “See something? Hear something? Know something? Contact Crime Stoppers” at 1-800-222- 477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.

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