The bail hearing took place Friday in Saskatoon provincial court. Judge Marilyn Gray reserved her decision until Feb. 25.
A bail decision for a Saskatoon woman accused of making child pornography of her two- and four year-old daughters has been adjourned to Feb. 25.
Judge Marilyn Gray reserved her decision after the woman’s bail hearing took place on Friday in Saskatoon provincial court. The woman, now 26, remains in custody.
Two court-ordered publication bans are in effect. One prevents the reporting of any evidence heard during the hearing — which is done to protect an accused person’s right to a fair trial.
The other ban prevents reporting any information that could identify the child victims — which means the woman’s identity is also protected. Gray specified that the ban extends to social media.
The Crown had previously confirmed that the girls are the woman’s daughters.
She is charged with sexual assault, sexual interference, two counts of invitation to sexual touching, arranging to commit a sexual offence against a child, making child porn, distributing child porn and bestiality.
One of the charges — attempting to arrange the sexual assault of a child — has been stayed by the Crown.
The abuse is alleged to have been taking place since December 2019, according to police. The woman made her first court appearance on Feb. 9 after police were told about images being shared over social media on Jan. 11.
The accused is represented by defence lawyer Lisa Watson. Lana Morelli is the Crown prosecutor.
Whether or not the woman is released on Feb. 25 will be public information, as will any conditions imposed on her if she is granted bail.
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