Manitoba judge expresses concerns over aspects of Peter Nygard’s bail plan
It will be at least another week before a Manitoba judge decides whether former fashion mogul Peter Nygard should remain in jail after expressing concerns over aspects of his bail plan.
Justice Shawn Greenberg told court the issue she has is with the role of one of Nygard’s sureties. Greenberg expressed in court serious concerns with his testimony.
Nygard has been charged with sex trafficking in the United States and his lawyers argue he should be freed, in part because he’s at risk of contracting COVID-19 in custody while awaiting possible extradition.
On Wednesday, a prosecutor fighting to keep Nygard, 79, behind bars told court there’s not enough at stake in the bail plan to dissuade Nygard from breaching conditions.
“One of the main issues…