>> Joshua Boyle, pictured here shortly after being released with his family nearly five years after being abducted in Afghanistan, has now been arrested in Canada. His lawyer says he faces several charges, including assault and forcible confinement. The Canadian made global headlines last year when he and his family were freed after being held by the Taliban-allied Haqqani network.
They returned to Canada in October under the watchful eye of the world's media. At the time, Boyle said one of his children had been murdered and his spouse had been raped during their captivity. Police have now laid 15 charges against him, including 8 counts of assault, 2 counts of sexual assault, 2 counts forcible confinement, and 1 count of uttering death threats.
A publication ban prevents the alleged victims from being identified. Boyle's lawyer says the 34-year-old is, quote, presumed innocent.