People’s Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier taken into custody by RCMP in Manitoba

Manitoba·Breaking

People’s Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier was handcuffed and put in the back of an RCMP vehicle after attending a rally against COVID-19 restrictions in St-Pierre-Jolys, Man., on Friday afternoon.

Rally against COVID-19 restrictions held in St-Pierre-Jolys, Man.

Maxime Bernier was taken into custody by RCMP Friday in Manitoba. (Laissa Pamou/SRC)

People’s Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier was taken into police custody after attending a rally against COVID-19 restrictions in St-Pierre-Jolys, Man., on Friday afternoon.

Radio-Canada’s Laïssa Pamou who was covering the event said Bernier had gotten into his vehicle to leave the rally when he was pulled out by Mounties who handcuffed him and put him in the back seat of an RCMP vehicle. 

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With files from Laïssa Pamou