Aslam, Sohail

Hearing date: TBA

Summary of Allegations

As a result of referrals by the Inquiries, Complaints and Reports Committee, it is alleged that Mr. Aslam, while he was a pharmacist and Designated Manager, committed professional misconduct in that

  • Between December 2014 and July 2015, he engaged in touching of a sexual nature towards [Name], an employee of the Pharmacy who was also a patient at the relevant time, including by:
    • In or around May 2015, attempting to touch her breasts and forcing his hands on her;
  • Between December 2014 and July 2015, he engaged in behaviour and/or remarks of a sexual nature towards [Name], an employee of the Pharmacy, who was also a patient at the relevant time, including by:
    • In or around February 2015, requesting that she hug him and attempting to touch her
  • Between April 2013 and July 2015, he harassed and/or sexually harassed [Name], an employee of the Pharmacy, who was also a patient for at least a portion of this time, including by;
    • On or about September 14, 2013, in his office in the Pharmacy:
      • Attempting, repeatedly, to reach in to her shirt and her pants;
      • Placing her hand on his groin area;
    • In or around the summer of 2014, in his office in the Pharmacy, placing his hand on her breasts;
    • In or around May 2015, attempting to touch her breasts and forcing his hands on her;
    • In or around February 2015, requesting that she hug him and attempting to touch her; and
    • Engaging in other unwelcome touching and advances from time to time
  • He failed to provide to the Registrar the details of charges against him under the Criminal Code of Canada, as set out in an information sworn on or about August 13, 2015, namely charges relating to the offence of sexual assault, within 30 days of those charges having arisen, as required by the By-Laws of the Ontario College of Pharmacists.

In particular, it is alleged that he

  • sexually abused a patient
  • contravened a term, condition or limitation imposed on his certificate of registration
  • failed to maintain the standards of the profession
  • engaged in conduct relevant to the practice of pharmacy that, having regard to all of the circumstances, would reasonably be regarded by members of the profession as disgraceful, dishonourable and/or unprofessional