Pakistani Muslim flees to Canada after sexually assaulting teen, denied asylum

AP, February 8, 2018. (Archive link)

Harris County prosecutors say a 41-year-old Pakistani man who fled Texas where he’s charged with sexually assaulting a teenage girl is being returned to Houston after he was arrested and unsuccessfully sought asylum in Canada.

Authorities say Aamir Khan was being extradited Thursday from Quebec.

The head of the fugitive apprehension section of the Harris County district attorney’s office, Kim Bryant, says Khan was “walking through the woods” in November in Canada when he was arrested by Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Officials believe he was planning to return to his native Pakistan….