A 21-year-old man, Parmvir Singh Chahil charged with assaulting a man with autism at a bus terminal in Mississauga, Ont., is set to appear in court on Tuesday for a bail hearing.The case has garnered media interest from around the world. Peel Regional Police say their social media entries of the video were played more than 500,000 times.
Chahil was arrested last Friday in Windsor, Ont., and was charged with one count of aggravated assault.Ronjot Singh Dhami, 25, whose last known address was in Surrey, B.C., is the second of three suspects arrested by police following a Canada-wide warrant issued last week.
Both Chahil and Dhami made a court appearance on Monday.
Chahil didn’t seem to want anybody in court on Monday to see the punishment administered to him over what was a rough weekend in the slammer.
Correction’s insider said, “He got his butt kicked inside (Maplehurst jail) over the weekend. Maplehurst inmates read the papers and watch TV, too.”
Authorities said the attack happened at around 10:45 p.m. on March 13. A 29-year-old man with autism was putting on roller blades when police said three men came and began to attack him.The trio can be seen in surveillance video kicking and punching the victim before walking away
Police issued a Canada-wide warrant for Chahil and Dhami following the assault.
The third person allegedly involved in the incident has not yet been positively identified, but police say he might go by the first name of Jason.
Anyone who may have information concerning the case is urged to contact 12 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at 905-453-2121 ext. 1233 or Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.