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JURISDICTION - Over offence

Monday, July 17, 2017 @ 1:03 PM  

Appeal by the accused, Karigar, from a conviction for agreeing to offer a bribe to a foreign public official contrary to s. 3 of the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (Act). The accused was the paid agent of a group of Canadian companies that sought to secure a major contract from Air India for the provision of facial recognition software and related equipment. The Crown alleged that the accused assumed a leading role in a conspiracy to offer bribes to Air India officials and India's...