No-show Nygard - 'Just lock him up': QC urges court to jail tycoon for two years

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March 15, 2019

 

ATTORNEY Fred Smith, QC, yesterday called on a Supreme Court judge to jail Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard for two years for failing to appear in court yet again to attend his own sentencing for breaching a court order prohibiting him from engaging in any illegal dredging near his Lyford Cay home.
Mr Smith submitted to Justice Cheryl Grant-Thompson that a “severe custodial sentence” should be levied on Mr Nygard, as only the loss of his liberty for a “long period” would cause the “serial recidivist contemnor” to “heel” and respect The Bahamas’ administration of justice...

ATTORNEY Fred Smith, QC, yesterday called on a Supreme Court judge to jail Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard for two years for failing to appear in court yet again to attend his own sentencing for breaching a court order prohibiting him from engaging in any illegal dredging near his Lyford Cay home.

Mr Smith submitted to Justice Cheryl Grant-Thompson that a “severe custodial sentence” should be levied on Mr Nygard, as only the loss of his liberty for a “long period” would cause the “serial recidivist contemnor” to “heel” and respect The Bahamas’ administration of justice...

 

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News date : 03/15/2019    Category : Court, Tribune Stories

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