(Quebec) Almost a month after his arrest in a sexual harassment case, Shockwave, MP Harold Label, who rocked the political scene in Quebec, appeared in Rimoski court on Monday morning.
The 58-year-old said he did not want to plead guilty “at the appropriate time”, his lawyer said.E Maxim Roy.
The evidence of the prosecution was disclosed to the Defense. According to Crown Advocate Mr., it has three audio and video recordings in particular.E Manon Goudralt.
The Herald Label appeared by videoconference in Rimoski court. The man who now sits as an independent MP did not comment further. His case is set to return to court on February 16.
Mr Lebel was arrested on December 15 by Cerటేte du Quebec and later questioned by investigators. His victim was a woman working in politics. His identity is protected by a publication ban. The alleged facts occurred in October 2017.
The defense and prosecution are also discussing expanding some of the conditions imposed on the accused. One of them forbids him to meet where the victim is.
“It is primarily capable of utilizing his legislative performance as a Member of Parliament. We are waiting to see what happens with the start of the National Assembly schedule and re-employment,” Deputy Attorney Maxim Roy explained by telephone.
In a statement sent to the media in the days following his arrest, the Rimowski member said he “wanted to show that he had nothing to be ashamed of.” He continued the services of Quebec lawyer Maxim Roy, who represented Nathalie Normandu in particular.
Harold Label was first elected under the Party Cubacois banner in 2014, and was easily re-elected in 2018. PQ excluded him from his caucus for the duration of the legal process.
The man was crowned “the best representative of his constituency” in 2020 Tap Conducted with National Assembly aides.