New Westminster, B.C. –
A sentencing listening to is predicted to conclude at present in a New Westminster, B.C., courtroom for the person convicted of a number of sexual offences towards teenager Amanda Todd.
Defence attorneys representing 44-year-old Aydin Coban have proposed a six-year jail time period for the Dutch nationwide.
He was extradited from Holland to face a number of prices associated to the years-long cyberstalking and harassment of Todd, who died by suicide on the age of 15, shortly after posting a poignant video describing the extortion and abuse she had endured because the age of 12.
In submissions Wednesday, Coban’s attorneys agreed Todd was harmed however instructed the courtroom she was the one sufferer and Coban has no legal report in Canada so the Crown request for a 12-year jail time period is unwarranted.
Coban is at the moment serving an 11 yr sentence within the Netherlands for 68 comparable offences, some involving women as younger as 9.
Coban shall be returned to the Netherlands shortly after the B.C. case ends and can full any Canadian penalty in Holland, the place a Dutch courtroom will determine if it ought to be served concurrently along with his 11-year sentence, or start as soon as the Dutch time period concludes.
This report by The Canadian Press was first printed Oct. 13, 2022.