A Quebecer accused of pedophilia in Thailand

News 4 February, 2018
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    Eddy Walsh, a man of Quebec, 71 years of age, was arrested in Thailand last November. It is seen at the left in the photo.

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    A resident of Québec 71-year-old was arrested in Thailand last November. The police of Pattaya on suspicion of having sexually assaulted a 13 year old boy, a charge that the seventy-year-old ned formally.

    Eddy Walsh, a resident of the district of Saint-Roch who travels every winter to stay in Thailand, according to the information obtained by The Newspaper, was arrested by police on November 22 last, report of the thai media.

    The mother would have complained

    The man, 71-year-old was apprehended in a room at the Yen Sabai Mansion hotel, a hotel in Pattaya, a major resort town located in the south-east of Bangkok, after a complaint was filed against him.

    According to Tnews, media thai quoted by other media in the country, the mother of a teenager 13 years of age would have filed a complaint with the police, alleging that her child was allegedly assaulted by man in her apartment, and that the alleged assault would have been filmed.

    An arrest warrant had been issued by the court of Pattaya against Eddy Walsh on the eve of his arrest.

    The Newspaper has not been able to discuss with the local authorities. World affairs Canada has wanted to make no comment as to the arrest of the Québécois.

    Seized equipment

    “Consular officials in Bangkok are in touch with the inmate and with the family in Canada, and is limited to say the spokesman of global Affairs in Canada, Philip Hannan.

    By reason of the provisions of the Act on the protection of personal information, no other information shall not be disclosed “, he specified.

    Always according to the media of the country, the police would have seized in the apartment of Eddy Walsh video discs CD, a phone, a tablet, a laptop, and some clothes.

    During interrogation, the Quebec agreement was accompanied by a representative of the canadian embassy in Thailand, specify the local media.

    Man, they add, has denied the accusations against him, either to have assaulted a child under the age of fifteen years.