Former Liberal MP Marwan Tabbara pleads guilty, gets 3 years probation

Former Liberal MP Marwan Tabbara pleaded guilty to two counts of assault and one of being unlawfully in a dwelling house in virtual courtroom on Thursday, Crown attorney Ian Bulmer told Global News.

“The sentence imposed was a conditional discharge with probation for three years with various additional terms (in addition to the statutory terms), a five-year weapons prohibition order (under section 110 of the Criminal Code) and a DNA databank order,” Bulmer said.

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Bulmer did not wish to provide further comment on the case.

The Kitchener South—Hespeler MP was arrested in nearby Guelph on April 9, 2020, but the public was not made aware of the charges until Global News first reported them on June 5.

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After the charges were revealed, Tabbara left the Liberal caucus.

Tabbara chose not to seek re-election this year.

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