Vancouver mom Hawwa Hunter is anxious about her kids after a choose’s resolution that seems to contradict recommendation from a number of authorities, together with the police.
The kids’s father is Cody Casey, an alleged drug kingpin who is needed on a Canada-wide arrest warrant.
He disappeared in April final yr whereas underneath home arrest after reducing off his ankle monitor. The 36-year-old is needed on fees associated to the manufacturing and trafficking of fentanyl, heroin and cocaine, in addition to firearms offences.
Two months later, Vancouver police introduced a $100,000 reward for data resulting in his whereabouts.
Now Casey’s ex-wife, Hawwa Hunter, fears her kids will likely be taken in a foreign country after a choose granted non permanent custody to Casey’s new spouse.
‘I can not speak to them. I can not contact my kids. I am baffled as to how one thing like this might occur,” Hunter advised International Information in an interview.
The Ministry of Kids and Household Improvement shares the mom’s fears.
“The director would have instant security issues if Mr. Casey or his spouse had been granted custody of your kids,” the division mentioned in a latest letter to Hunter. “If Mr. Casey or his spouse had been to achieve custody or entry … it might set off a toddler safety investigation.”
The VPD’s Intimate Associate Violence and Threat Evaluation Unit despatched a letter to Hunter stating that police had documented allegations of abuse by the youngsters’s stepmother.
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Hunter admits she was unreachable for 2 weeks whereas the stepmother sought custody by the courts.
“Sure, I disappeared from view, and I had my causes for that… and that is one thing I expressed: that I used to be involved in regards to the security of me and my kids,” she mentioned.
Hunter’s lawyer requests an emergency courtroom order to revoke the custody.
Each she and her lawyer say it stays unclear why the choose appeared to disregard the issues of the police and the ministry.
“I don’t drink. I don’t smoke. Since I have been right here in Vancouver, I have been working,” Hunter mentioned.
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