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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Information:

Sujata Raisinghani
PPSC Communications
613-960-8010
www.ppsc-sppc.gc.ca

PPSC Media Relations
613-954-7803

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