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The suspected driver in a hit-and-run crash that killed a Calgary teenager will stay behind bars pending his homicide trial, a choose dominated Tuesday.
Justice Robert Corridor agreed with Crown prosecutor Marlo MacGregor that defence counsel Balfour Der hadn’t established his shopper, Udham Sandhu, was an acceptable candidate for launch on bail.
Sandhu was charged with second-degree homicide and harmful driving inflicting dying final Could in reference to a lethal collision on Could 13, which left 15-year-old Ibaad Yar useless.
Police alleged he was the motive force of a Buick Attract that collided with the Dodge Journey the teenager was in.
Yar was ejected within the collision on southbound 52nd Avenue close to sixteenth Avenue N.E.
Police mentioned on the time the Attract struck the dashing Journey from behind.
A second suspect, Mahipal Rajput, was charged with second-degree homicide in July.
Rajput is presently free on bail.
Final month police added a 3rd suspect within the case. A 17-year-old, who can’t be recognized beneath provisions of the Youth Felony Justice Act, faces a manslaughter cost.
He too has been freed on bail.
Sandhu was denied bail final July, however Der argued a change of circumstance justified a overview of that earlier choice.
Each Sandhu and Rajput are scheduled to face a four-week jury trial starting subsequent Feb. 7.
The 2 males have been scheduled to face a preliminary inquiry final December, however MacGregor and co-prosecutor Ken McCaffrey filed a direct indictment, negating the necessity for such a listening to.
The youth is due again in court docket subsequent month.
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