Friday, June 18, 2010

Braidwood - Dziekanski Mounties "Unjustified, Unbelievable"

Tom Braidwood has lowered the lumber on the RCMP thugs who executed Robert Dziekanski at Vancouver airport in 2007.

After hearing the lockstep fairy tales spun by the officers in their testimony before his enquiry, the former judge concluded that:

...[RCMP Constable Kwesi Millington] was not justified in deploying the weapon, and that neither that constable nor the corporal honestly perceived that Mr. Dziekanski was intending to attack any of the officers.

"I concluded that the other two constables, during their testimony before me, offered patently unbelievable after-the-fact rationalizations of their police notes and their statements to [Integrated Homicicde Investigation Team] investigators."

By corporal, Mr. Braidwood, was referring to the commanding officer presiding over the three other constables who responded to reports Mr. Dziekanski was acting erratically.
Mr. Braidwood said claims by the officers they wrestled Mr. Dziekanski to the ground "were deliberate misrepresentations made for the purpose of justifying their actions."

He also said he disbelieved claims there was no discussion among the officers before being questioned by investigators "although I did not conclude they colluded to fabricate a story."

Now the question becomes whether these killers are above the law even though the BC government has said they won't face prosecution for Dziekanski's death. If nothing else, decency should require the lot of them be slammed up for their rank, odious perjury before the Braidwood enquiry.

Read the entire report here.

1 comment:

double nickel said...

Don't hold your breath.