UPDATED: LaSalle Police Make Child Pornography Arrest

Friday August 3rd, 2018

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LaSalle Police have made a child pornography arrest based on a seven month-long internet investigation.

Police say that on August 2nd, 2018 they along with the OPP executed a search warrant at a residence in the LaSalle where numerous computer devices were seized.

As a result of this investigation, police arrested Ashim Verma and charged him with one count of making available child pornography, two counts of possession of child pornography.

According to Windsor Regional Hospital Verma is an Interventional Cardiologist at the hospital.

The hospital says that Verma has been a member of WRH’s medical staff since October 2017.

“As with all medical staff who seek to practice medicine at WRH, there was a due diligence process in advance of Dr. Verma being granted privileges to do so – this included obtaining a Criminal Record Check (including a Vulnerable Sector Search) and a Certificate of Professional Conduct from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario,” the hospital said in a statement.

The hospital says that Dr. Verma will not be exercising his hospital privileges while WRH obtains additional information regarding the situation.

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