The former mayor of Laval, Gilles Vaillancourt and his co Deguise Gilles and Claude Asselin not contest the charge of gangsterism which they faced.
The decision of the three individuals arrested and charged after the investigation Honor was presented this morning at the Laval courthouse. They had filed a motion today scheduled item, but they changed their minds.
The lawyer representing the former mayor of Laval, Me Nadine Touma, quickly sent to the media present without explaining the reasons for this shift. “We do not dispute the charges. I keep my arguments for the trial, “she said.
MM. Vaillancourt, Deguise and Asselin participated in an organized system of corruption and collusion orchestrated from City Hall. Thirty-four other people including lawyers, engineers and contractors have been charged in this case. Three of them are however died.
On 4 September, the court will make its decision closing the preliminary investigation.