An adjudicator has ruled against two Transit police officers who are accused of engaging in misconduct in connection with the assault of a University of B.C. student at a Vancouver SkyTrain station more than six years ago, clearing the way for a public hearing into the case to proceed.
Const. Edgar Diaz and former Const. Michael Hughes, who face a public hearing before the B.C. Police Complaint Commissioner, last month filed two applications before a retired judge appointed to deal with their case.
They sought to have the adjudicator, retired B.C. Supreme Court Justice Ronald McKinnon, order the commissioner to provide further details of an allegation that they were dishonest in official statements made in the case.
They also applied to strike an allegation that they were engaged in misconduct by recommending charges against the man who was assaulted.
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