Accused Guilty in Corruption Case
Ottawa – August 15, 2013 – Today in Ontario Superior Court, Nazir Karigar was found guilty of corrupting a public official contrary to s. 3(1)(b) of the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act.
Sentencing will occur at a later date. The maximum allowable sentence is five years imprisonment.
He was arrested in May 2010 following a multi-year investigation by the RCMP.
The Public Prosecution Service of Canada is responsible for prosecuting offences under federal jurisdiction in a manner that is free of any improper influence and that respects the public interest. The PPSC is also responsible for providing prosecution-related advice to law enforcement agencies across Canada.
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