(Quebec) The Minister of Justice, Stéphanie Vallée, does not want an independent investigation into the source of the leak of Lu Chan Khuong record in the register of non-judicial control measures.
Despite the desire of the opposition parties to shed light on the breach of confidentiality, Ms. Vallée believes that public confidence in the registry is saved.
The audits conducted by the Director of Criminal and Penal Prosecutions (DCPP) reassured the minister. The register itself does not contain information on the nature of those that have been revealed in the media, including the location of the flight, target and value objects, noted DCPP.
DCPP addition, the police force which conducted the investigation, witnesses and the complainant may be aware of the circumstances of the offense. “Some information is also transmitted to the complainant, insisted Ms. Vallée. It is entirely legitimate for him to know the outcome of the case. And with that, it is impossible to investigate. ”
“We want transparency”
The Justice spokesman for the Coalition Québec future, Simon Jolin-Barrette, stresses the importance of an independent investigation into the leak. “We, we want transparency from the government and the justice system, advocates MP Borduas. (…) We must make sure to know from which the leak and correct the situation. ”
Same story on the side of the PQ spokesman Stéphane Bédard, for whom the Minister has a duty to protect the integrity of the process. “Now that the saga is over, it is for the Minister to ensure that an independent process receives everyone’s confidence,” he says.
The Minister also welcomed Valley end the stalemate in the folder that embarrasses the Bar since this summer. Whether to retain an element of this whole thing, she says, is that mediation can achieve unwind as important as those disagreements occurred between Mr. Khuong and the Law Society’s board of directors.