France denies extradition of Johannes Rivoire, who is in his 90s and lives in Lyon, France. By Kelly Geraldine Malone THE CANADIAN PRESS UPDATED—The Public Prosecution Service of Canada made the extradition request for Johannes Rivoire, who is in his 90s and lives in Lyon, France. Rivoire is wanted on a Canada-wide warrant, issued in February, for a charge of sexual assault stemming from a complaint received last year. The victim was a child at the time of the offence, which happened between 1974 and 1979. “Heartbreaking to see this grave injustice continue,” Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Marc Miller said in a tweet Thursday. While Canada and France share an extradition treaty, a Wednesday news release from the Public Prosecution Service of Canada said French authorities indicated the request was denied
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