Iqaluit man charged with aggravated assault

January 14, 2022
Iqaluit, Nunavut

News release

On January 9, 2022, Iqaluit RCMP responded to a report of an assault. Upon entering the residence, a male was seen sitting on the couch with what appeared to be a stab wound to his chest. The male was taken to the hospital, he is expected to make a full recovery. A second victim was also taken to the hospital by police, where her injuries were treated.

Markoosie Peter, 26, was arrested and charged with the following Criminal Code offences:

S. 268 - Aggravated Assault
S. 266 - Assault

Peter's next court appearance is scheduled for February 21, 2022.


Contact information

For more information, contact:
RCMP "V" Division Media
Iqaluit, Nunavut
Phone: 867-975-4421

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