Saanich Police Const. Markus Anastasiades confirmed Oak Bay Police Sgt. Davindar Dalep is under investigation by the Saanich Police.
Oak Bay Police Chief Ray Bernoties said the department put Dalep on administration duties.
“When we learned of this allegation we immediately ensured the Saanich Police (Police of Jurisdiction) were notified and would investigate,” Bernoties said. “[We] immediately notified the Office of the Police Complaints Commissioner and requested an external investigation and external discipline authority to remove any perceived or real conflict of interest.”
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*Editor’s note: This article has been updated from its original version.
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