Statement on the acquittal of Constable Daniel Montsion in the death of Abdirahman Abdi

We are deeply disappointed that yet another police officer has eluded conviction for killing a Black man. Justice Robert Kelly’s recent verdict that found Constable Daniel Montsion not guilty of all charges in the killing of Abdirahman Abdi, causes angst and pain for many Somali, Black and other communities across Canada still reeling from a pandemic and a summer of police violence against Black people.

Read BLAC’s full statement here.