Two women on trial for a violent kidnapping and robbery that ended with a man in hospital with fractures to both cheap canada goose sides of his face, a broken nose, a broken rib, and bruises were allegedly uk canada goose outlet on their third canada goose outlet victim by the time they were arrested by Ottawa police in September 2014.
The scheme, according to the Crown, was simple: canada goose outlet toronto factory Befriend men on Facebook or at a bar, canada goose outlet canada arrange to meet in person, and invite male friends to beat cheap canada goose uk them canada goose outlet reviews up, rob them, and drop them off in the woods. In one case the group forced a man to call his father and make a ransom demand, but it was unsuccessful.
Those were part of the prosecution arguments in the case against 27 year old Laura Brahaney of Ottawa, and 24 year old Hibanura Ali of Edmonton. Both women are charged canada goose outlet in usa with aggravated assault, kidnapping, canada goose store robbery, and conspiracy to commit robbery. They canada goose coats on sale have canada goose jacket outlet pleaded not guilty.
Their trial relates to one alleged victim a 58 year old man at the time but assistant Crown attorney Matthew Geigen Miller opened his case for a jury Tuesday by outlining what he said was a co ordinated pattern of other violent robberies involving two other men in the Ottawa area over a 10 day period.
In the first of the canada goose factory outlet three robberies, a man was blindfolded, beaten multiple times, robbed, confined in Brahaney home, then dropped off in a wooded area in Gananoque where he was beaten again.
robbery one had finished, Ms. Brahaney was back on her cellphone setting up robbery two, the Crown said in his opening address.
Court heard that two days before the third robbery, Brahaney canada goose outlet online uk and another friend met a man by chance in a convenience store parking lot and that the three of them went to a nearby bar in Vanier for drinks. canada goose outlet store uk Two days later, Brahaney, this time with Ali, met the man at the same https://www.fanclub-fulton-smith.de bar but instead of driving him home afterwards, Brahaney drove him to a wooded area where he was beaten by two male friends and robbed of his cellphone and wallet.
They put him in the back in the Brahaney SUV and the group drove Canada Goose Parka to a TD bank in Vanier. Ali walked inside and attempted three official canada goose outlet times to withdraw money with the man debit card, but there was little cash to steal.
They ended up leaving him in a wooded area near Vanier to walk home bloodied and bruised from the assault, the Crown canada goose black friday sale said.
When he finally got home, his canada goose outlet black friday family took him to hospital.
While he initially told an investigator he was robbed by complete strangers Canada Goose Outlet and wasn forthcoming, he eventually cheap Canada Goose admitted to meeting Brahaney prior to the robbery, court heard.
The Crown noted that although the accused women in the beating, canada goose outlet new york city neither laid a finger on the man.
The jury is expected to hear from a forensic expert who will testify that blood stains found in Brahaney vehicle came back as a match to the third alleged victim.
The doctor who treated him is also expected to testify, as well as police officers who investigated the robberies, bank employees, and other witnesses.