It appears as though Peel officers didn’t know that Haaris Khan was wanted on an attempted murder warrant in Toronto in connection with the near-fatal shooting this past March, when he was charged in an unrelated matter back on Sept. 2.
Police sources allege Khan gave police a false name and identity.
Peel police responded to the area of Dundas Street East and Dixie Road back on Sept. 2 for a report of a suspicious person looking into cars.
Khan was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance and obstructing a peace officer, according to Ontario court records.
Khan was released on a promise to appear in front of Justice of the Peace Mangesh Singh Duggal on Sept. 6, but failed to show up for the appearance.
A bench warrant for Khan’s arrest was issued Sept. 13, according to Ontario court records.
Police put out a public plea with Khan’s name and photo in the hopes of generating an arrest. Toronto Police said in the March 24 news release that Khan should be considered “violent and dangerous.”
Both Sohi and Toronto Police Const. Craig Brister said the two forces work together on cases such as these
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5300, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477). – CINEWS