Mounties failed to properly investigate First Nation trespass complaint: RCMP – CTV Saskatoon News

by ahnationtalk on April 24, 2019156 Views

April 24, 2019

Saskatchewan RCMP say Mounties failed to properly investigate complaints involving trespassing on First Nations land.

The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations says a farmer who had been evicted from Ochapowace First Nation lands over failure to pay rent was spotted on reserve last week.

The FSIN says when staff approached the evicted tenant, the farmer had an exposed gun within reach in the vehicle.

The First Nation says RCMP were called but Mounties did not immediately respond to the community about 170 kilometres east of Regina.

Ochapowace Chief Margret Bear says people were concerned for their safety.

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