MONTREAL — Former Canadiens superstar Guy Lafleur is seeking more than $2 million from the Crown and Montreal police in legal proceedings that began today.
Lafleur is arguing that an arrest warrant against him in 2008 was exaggerated and unjustified.
He was found guilty in 2009 of giving contradictory testimony during a 2007 hearing against his son Mark, who was accused of sexual assault and assaulting a minor.
The conviction was overturned on appeal in 2010.
His lawyers asked Quebec Superior Court Justice Andre Wery today to amend their case by adding a claim the Crown prosecutor omitted a crucial document that would have helped Lafleur’s defence.
The judge is expected to rule this afternoon on the proposed amendment.
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