Montreal: Chiheb Battikh charged with kidnapping 3-year-old with intent to obtain ransom and more

The crown contends Chiheb Battikh plotted for weeks to abduct the three-year-old boy.

Man charged with attempted kidnapping in Outremont
Psychiatric evaluation requested by the defence
CBC News Posted: Dec 20, 2012 8:45 AM ET Last Updated: Dec 20, 2012 8:01 PM ET
Alleged attempted kidnapping in Montreal

A psychiatric evaluation has been ordered for a Laval man charged with an alleged attempted child abduction in Montreal’s Outremont borough.

Police say the suspect’s defence asked for the evaluation Thursday afternoon.

Chiheb Battikh, 51, was charged with kidnapping with intent to obtain a ransom, armed assault, assault causing injuries, possessing a prohibited weapon and carrying a concealed weapon.