Former PQ leader André Boisclair will know his sentence for sexual assault on Monday

Former PQ leader André Boisclair will receive his sentence for sexual assault on Monday

André Boisclair pleaded guilty on June 20 to two separate sexual assault cases.

Former Parti Québécois leader André Boisclair will find out Monday afternoon whether a judge will accept a jointly recommended sentence stemming from his guilty plea in two sexual assault cases.

Last month, André Boisclair admitted to sexually assaulting two men he met online at his Montreal apartment in January 2014 and November 2015. The victims told court last month that they were traumatized by their encounter with the man. #x27;former Leader of the Official Opposition in the National Assembly who was also Québec's Delegate General in New York.

Mr. Boisclair pleaded guilty to one count of sexual assault with the participation of another person in one case and pleaded guilty to one count of sexual assault in the second. The identity of the two victims, who were in their twenties at the time of the events, is protected by a publication ban.

The judge Pierre Labelle of the Court of Quebec is expected to render his sentencing decision today.

The Crown and the defense have jointly recommended a sentence of two years less a day in prison. x27;imprisonment – 18 months for the first offense and six months less a day for the second – as well as two years probation.

André Boisclair, 56 years old , would also be banned from communicating with his victims.

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