Self-styled Sufi healer in Mississauga held for sexual assaults

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A self-styled religious healer in Mississauga has been arrested by investigators from the Special Victims Unit of the Peel Regional Police.

The 37-year-old man,  Syed Ahmed Amir Khan, who also goes by the name of Sayyid Ahmed Amiruddin was charged on June 17, 2016,  in relation to several sexual assaults that occurred in the Region of Peel.

Syed Ahmed Amir Khan called himself a  Sufi religious healer.  His  victims were a 15 year old female and 20 year old female and the offences occurred over an eight-year period, beginning in 2008.

Syed Ahmed Amir Khan has been charged with two counts of Sexual Assault, two counts of Extortion, two counts of Non-Consensual Distribution of Intimate Images and Sexual Exploitation.  Khan has apparently been operating in the community for several years now and primary targets were adherents of the Sufi branch of Islam.

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. He has worked in this capacity both in Brampton and Mississauga, as well as the Guelph Line and QEW area of Burlington.  He also has significant ties to India.

Investigators are concerned that there may be additional victims, and ask anyone with information to contact police.

Anyone with information relating to this investigation is asked to call investigators at the Special Victims Unit at (905) 453-2121, ext. 3460. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting or by sending a text message to CRIMES (274637) with the word ‘PEEL’ and then your tip.  – CINEWS

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