Canada watchdog to review police's handling of Cree man's killing

Canada watchdog to review police's handling of Cree man's killing
 

A police watchdog will review how Royal Canadian Mounted Police handled the shooting of a young Cree man by a white farmer, enlisting an independent investigator to delve into a case that has ignited racial tensions in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan.
The Civilian Review and Complaints Commission – a federal government agency tasked with examining complaints regarding the RCMP – announced on Tuesday that it would investigate the 2016 death of Colten Boushie and the events that followed.
The 22-year-old was shot in the head after he and four friends from Red Pheasant First Nation drove... read more

 
7 March 2018 in World News, Views: 39
Source: Guardian
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