Ottawa police proposed plan to end trucker protests
Ottawa police have developed a plan to help end the protest truckers in Canada’s capital city that began Jan. 29. This was announced by Acting Chief of the City Police Steve Bell, during a meeting of the City Council.
Law enforcement has the resources to end the action and an appropriate plan of action. “You will hear and see those actions in the coming days,” he said. – Every step will be thoughtful and methodical.” Bell did not specify exactly how the police will act, but stressed that some of the methods the police are willing to “legally use” are different from the techniques “used to seeing in Ottawa.” This operation will take “a certain number of days.”
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government has used the emergency law for the first time in the country’s history to stop trucker protests, which are not only taking place in the capital. Police have begun issuing warnings to protesters in Ottawa to stop the protest immediately and leave the center of the capital. In it, the policemen refer to the law of emergencies, according to which their protest is illegal and refusal to leave the city will lead to detentions, heavy fines, deprivation of driver’s licenses and trucker licenses, and seizure of vehicles.
The protest began in Ottawa in front of the country’s parliament building on January 29 and is still going on. The protesters are demanding that federal and regional authorities lift all restrictions related to the pandemic coronavirus. On Tuesday, Ottawa Police Chief Peter Sloley resigned amid the protests.