Former hostage Joshua Boyle remains in jail after Ottawa court appearance

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  • Bail hearing set for 15 January on 15 charges including sexual assault
  • Canadian and his American wife spent five years in captivity in Afghanistan

A Canadian man held captive for years in Afghanistan and charged in his home country with 15 offences has made a brief video appearance in court but will remain in detention awaiting a bail hearing.

The judge granted lawyers for Joshua Boyle, 34, more time to prepare for his possible release on bail and scheduled a new hearing for 15 January.

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