February 13th, 2020
Direct Indictment On Murder Charge Discharged At Preliminary Not Abuse – R v Srianandan 2019 Calgary Queen’s Bench
Accused charged with 2 counts of second degree murder was discharged for those offences after preliminary hearing, but committed on 2 counts of manslaughter. At the first arraignment date, Crown presented a direct indictment alleging the second degree murder charges. Defence challenged the direct indictment based on abuse of process, citing breaches of Charter ss … Read More.