Ex-Mountie involved in Robert Dziekanski’s Taser death found guilty of perjury for lying at inquiry

better late then never. I feel so Sad for Mr Dziekanski’s mother to bare this tragic seemily never ending failure of justice in our society.

National Post

VANCOUVER — A former Mountie who was involved in Robert Dziekanski’s death and was later held up by the force as an example of a bad apple within its ranks was convicted Friday of perjury for his testimony at a public inquiry.

Former corporal Benjamin (Monty) Robinson was charged along with three other officers for their testimony at hearings that examined what happened when Dziekanski was stunned with a Taser at Vancouver’s airport and died in October 2007.

He is the second of the officers to be convicted of perjury. One officer was acquitted and another is awaiting a verdict.

While each officer faced the same charge, Robinson’s case had the most notoriety. He was the senior officer on the scene at the airport and was later convicted of obstruction of justice in an unrelated case involving a fatal vehicle accident.

I simply do not believe that a police officer…

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