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Ottawa drug-trafficking case collapses in entrapment ruling

Until the other week, Ramy Yasso was a convicted Vanier crack dealer.

He now has a new lease on life after an Ontario Superior Court justice tossed out his drug-trafficking conviction.

Justice Gary Tranmer ruled that a police undercover buy of $60 in crack amounted to entrapment in law because officers gave Yasso an opportunity to commit the crime without any reasonable suspicion that he was already engaged in drug trafficking.

Read Gary Dimmock’s full story: Ottawa Citizen

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