Two Toronto men facing six charges during a demonstration at U.S. Consulate

On Tuesday, December 6, 2011, at approximately 1 p.m., officers were assigned to assist with a demonstration in the area of University Avenue, south of Dundas Street West.

It is alleged that:

– the protesters marched south on University Avenue to the U.S Consulate at 360 University Avenue,

– officers stood outside the consulate to ensure the safety of the building and those inside, and to prevent the protesters from entering the building,

– during the demonstration, a small group people became violent and two men were arrested.

Bantshi Mbakama, 45, of Toronto, has been charged with:

1. Unlawful Assembly
2. Attempt Forcible Entry
3. two counts of Assault Peace Officer

Fataki Martin, 26, of Toronto, has been charged with:

1. Unlawful Assembly,
2. Assaulting

Both accused are scheduled to appear in court at Old City Hall on Wednesday, December 7, 2011, 10 a.m., room 101.

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


Confirm you are not a spammer! *