An employee of the Kativik Regional Government in Nunavik is facing sex-related charges involving minors
Simon Lapointe, 49, is the KRG’s director of Human Resources.
The Kativik Regional Government's head offices are based in Kuujjuaq, Que.
Lapointe was arrested when he arrived at a Montreal airport on Friday evening. He faces two counts of sexual assault and two counts of sexual interference involving two minors.
Sexual interference means touching someone's body for a sexual purpose with a part of their body or an object.
None of the charges has been proven in court yet.
The accused has been released from custody and will appear in court in Quebec City on Aug. 7.
Lapointe is currently on administrative leave with pay for an undetermined period of time.