Bail Granted For Man Accused Of Sex Offences
A 67 year-old Eskasoni man facing 25 sex charges with three people under the age of 16 was granted bail today.
Joel Nathan Denny is now due back in court for a plea hearing on December 3rd.
The counts against Denny include nine charges each of Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Assault and three counts each of Sexual Interference and Invitation to Sexual Touching.
The charges date to between 2011 and this year.
Denny is a well known leader in the community and is involved in cultural and heritage events, including the Eskasoni Powwow.