Former hostage Joshua Boyle’s criminal trial set to start today

The trial of former hostage Joshua Boyle on charges including assault and sexual assault is scheduled to begin in an Ottawa courtroom Monday morning.

Boyle and his American spouse, Caitlan Coleman, were abducted while on a backpacking trip in Afghanistan in 2012.

Their return to Canada in October 2017, alongside three children they had during their five years in captivity in Afghanistan and Pakistan, made international headlines.

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