Saskatoon, Canada - A 36-year-old father who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting his teen daughter has been sentenced to 2-1/2 years in jail in a Saskatoon provincial court. The man’s identity has not been released.
According to court documents, the man had intercourse with his daughter last summer, and touched her vagina and breasts in another incident. The documents released as part of the court judgment said that the dad did not agree with his 15-year-old’s choice of boyfriend, so he told her to have sex with him in a deal to keep the boyfriend.
In her decision, Judge Donna Scott says that reasoning “makes little sense, and certainly provides no excuse. Rather, it was a form of coercion in gaining the co-operation of his daughter to participate in the offending behaviour.”
The defense blamed physical abuse by his parents, sexual abuse by a babysitter as a toddler, sexual abuse by a priest while at residential school, and a peanut allergy. I just threw that last one in.
As for the daughter she is now living with her grandmother.…Continue Reading