Omar Khadr

Ex-hostage Boyle makes video court appearance

Canadian ex-hostage Joshua Boyle will remain in jail following a brief appearance via video link at a preliminary hearing on Wednesday after he was charged with 15 offenses, including sexual assault, following his release from captivity in Afghanistan.

A justice of the peace granted lawyer Ninetta Caparelli's request for adjournment until Monday so the defense can work on a bail plan.

Boyle had a beard and wore an orange jumpsuit in Wednesday's appearance, which lasted a few minutes.

Boyle, his wife Caitlan and their three children were freed in October in Pakistan, five years after the couple was abducted by a Taliban-linked militant group during a backpacking trip...

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