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Peel police officer charged with domestic assault

A Peel police cruiser is seen in an Aug. 2, 2007 file photo. FLICKR/Kaye

A police officer with Peel Regional Police is facing criminal charges, including domestic assault, forcible confinement and mischief over $5,000.

Const. Rajvir Ghuman was suspended with pay as per the provisions of the Ontario Police Services Act, Peel police said in a statement.

Ghuman was scheduled to appear in a Brampton court on Monday.

Police have released no other details about the case, but Chief Jennifer Evans said in a news release that any officer who engages in this behaviour will be investigated and charged appropriately.