The St. Thomas, Ont., man accused of throwing gravel at Prime Minister Justin Trudeau throughout a marketing campaign cease in London, Ont., made a quick court docket look on Wednesday earlier than having the case held over for 5 weeks.
The case surrounds a marketing campaign cease that Trudeau made as Liberal chief in the course of the newest federal election on the London Brewing Co-operative, a microbrewery within the metropolis’s Outdated East Village neighbourhood.
Police say at round 6 p.m. on Sept. 6, gravel was thrown at Trudeau as he was boarding his marketing campaign bus. He was not injured in the course of the incident.
Days later, London police introduced that they had charged Shane Marshall, 25, with one rely of assault with a weapon.
Marshall was the president of the Folks’s Occasion of Canada driving affiliation in Elgin—Middlesex—London, however was removed from his position after allegations emerged of his involvement within the gravel-throwing incident.
On Wednesday, Marshall referred to as in for a digital look in a London courthouse, marking his second court docket look on the matter.
After he was given time to talk with the obligation counsel readily available, the obligation counsel knowledgeable the court docket that Marshall needs time to obtain disclosure associated to his case and retain a lawyer.
The court docket dominated to grant Marshall a five-week adjournment, giving him a scheduled return date of Nov. 10.
Canada election: Protesters throw gravel at Trudeau in London, Ont.
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