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[Renato Brun Del Re] Kidnapping or rescuing daughter? Court case pits family against what they allege is a cult

A well-respected Ontario couple — a family doctor and his teacher wife — are at the centre of bizarre kidnapping allegations in a case that could spark debate about whether parents are justified in breaking the law if they believe their child is in peril. Dr. Renato Brun Del Re, his wife, Lucie, their son and several friends will appear in court in Hamilton today on kidnapping charges for their desperate efforts to remove their daughter, who is now 23, from what they believe is a cult operating in downtown Hamilton.