Richmond RCMP Serious Crimes Unit is releasing the photo of Satvir Singh Sanghera, the 49-year old Richmond resident accused in multiple allegations of crimes against vulnerable women and women in the sex trade.
“We acknowledge that persons in the community may be very sensitive to seeing the image of Mr. Sanghera. Our investigators have taken comprehensive steps to assist those victims with health services from our partner agencies in advance of this notification. We ask those that may be affected that have not already contacted our Detachment to seek professional support,” said Cpl. Dennis Hwang.
“With the release of Mr. Sanghera’s photo, we are hoping that additional tips or victims will surface” added Hwang.
In August 2018 the Richmond RCMP Serious Crimes Unit began an investigation into an Sanghera about committing crimes against vulnerable women, and women in the sex trade.
On December 17, 2019, the BC Prosecution Service approved 14 charges against 49-year-old Satvir Singh Sanghera of Richmond, BC. These charges include: sexual assault, administering a noxious substance, assault, theft, fraud, obtaining sexual services for consideration, transmitting intimate images of a person without consent and possession of child pornography.
Anyone who may have more information about Mr. Sanghera can contact the police in the area in which they live.
Richmond RCMP Tips Line for this investigation is 604-207-5185.