Five men wanted for the alleged sexual assault of two women New Year’s Day surrendered to police yesterday.
The men went to 51 Division around 6 a.m. after consulting lawyers, Toronto Police said.
Rozbah Bahri, 27, Parvez Bahri, 25, Said Serwary, 23, and Omed Sarwary, 23, all of Toronto and Ahmad Ghafari, 23, of Hamilton, are charged with two counts of gang sexual assault.
The men were booked at the Parliament and Front Sts. station and later taken to College Park court.
The suspects allegedly accompanied two women, both 22, they met at the Princes Ball at the CNE to the Marriott Hotel on Bloor St. at Yonge St., arriving just after 3 a.m., where they sexually assaulted them, police said.
Police said they received a number of tips after pictures of the suspects were released on Wednesday to the media.
The men surrendered less than 24 hours after the pictures were made public.
The pictures from the CNE event were posted on a website hosted by a party promotion company and the victims scoured the site looking for the suspects, police said.
In a separate investigation, Peel sex crimes detectives arrested one man and are hunting others in the gang sexual assault of a 33-year-old Brampton woman who may have been knocked out by a drug.
The victim met a man while at Jack’s Backyard, a nightclub in Brampton, on Jan. 3, Peel police said. The man invited her and her two girlfriends to a house party and the two joined a group of other men who went to the Garden Gate Place home.
The woman told investigators she believed she was given a stupefying drug and then sexually assaulted. Toxicology tests are continuing, police said.
Daniel Downey, 50, of Brampton, is charged with gang sexual assault, forcible confinement, possessing marijuana and having Ecstasy for the purpose of trafficking.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 905-453-2121, ext. 3460, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477, or by texting “PEEL” and the tip to CRIMES.