Trevor Cadieu left the Canadian navy on April 5, in keeping with the Division of Nationwide Defence. He travelled to Ukraine shortly after with the intention to volunteer for that nation’s navy which is battling a Russian invasion, a number of defence sources confirmed to this newspaper.
The Canadian Forces Nationwide Investigation Service which is investigating Cadieu initially had issue contacting the retired lieutenant-general however has since established communication with him.
Senior Canadian navy leaders had been briefed about Cadieu’s resolution to journey to Ukraine, in keeping with sources.
Cadieu didn’t reply to requests for remark from this newspaper.
However Cadieu’s alleged sufferer mentioned she can’t imagine that a person beneath police investigation was allowed to depart the nation. “I discover it stunning,” the girl, who requested to not be recognized for worry of retribution, mentioned in an interview with this newspaper Thursday. “What’s going on right here?”