Jury con­victs man in 2012 Que­bec elec­tion shoot­ing

The Myanmar Times - - World -

A Cana­dian jury con­victed a man of mur­der for a 2012 at­tack that killed one af­ter he opened fire on an elec­tion vic­tory rally for Que­bec sep­a­ratists. Richard Henry Bain was con­victed of sec­ond-de­gree mur­der and three counts of at­tempted mur­der. He will be sen­tenced on Septem­ber 6. Mr Bain was ac­cused of open­ing fire at a Septem­ber 4, 2012, rally out­side a con­cert venue here as the newly elected pre­mier of the French-speak­ing Cana­dian prov­ince, Pauline Marois, was speak­ing. Mr Bain was masked, dressed in a bathrobe and scream­ing anti-French slo­gans as he fired shots, killing a by­stander.

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