Lawyers for four men accused of kidnapping, robbery and firearms offences are trying to convince a judge to let their clients walk free after a four-year delay in getting the case to trial.
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A frame grab from a video, recorded in November 2013, the man berates cabbie in an expletive-laced diatribe, hurling racist insults and comparing him to a bomb-packing terrorist. Courtesy of Global Calgary
Calgary cab passenger who hurled insults at driver and allegedly assaulted him no longer with last-known employer
The Calgary criminal lawyer for a man who verbally and physically attacked a city cabbie two years ago said his client offered an apology and paid compensation. And he claims that charges were laid by police for the videotaped assault but later dropped due to lack of evidence.
A man who was reportedly responsible for unleashing a racist tirade against a cab driver after leaving a company party in Calgary is out of a job and at the centre of public shaming online.