Rights advocates say the release of a five-page report from the Crown isn't enough to explain how a First Nations man from Terrace emerged from a confrontation with RCMP with severe brain damage.
The B.C. Civil Liberties Association and the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs are questioning the credibility of the report released by the Criminal Justice Branch last week, which explains why no charges were laid against the officers involved.
Robert Wright was arrested for suspected drunk driving in April, and while in custody hit his head twice. He was taken to hospital three times and then airlifted to another hospital for emergency brain surgery.
The 47-year-old came out of the ordeal with irreparable brain damage that requires the constant care of his wife.
"The video and audio tape in this case must be released," said Grand Chief Stewart Phillip in a statement issued Tuesday.
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