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Former gang member shares his story

Former Lower Mainland gang member Amir Javid will be providing insight on the slippery slope of the criminal life during a presentation Monday, March 3 at 6:30 p.m., at the Red Barn in Sicamous. Javid and his family immigrated to Canada in 1990, settling in Richmond. Over the following decade, he and his brother become involved in a criminal gang. Javid says the lifestyle was fun until they stabbed someone who almost died in front of him.

“It will be a very candid talk on the consequences of getting involved in gangs and drugs and the dangers of it,” says Sicamous RCMP Sgt. Dave Dubnyk.

For more information, contact Carol at 256-836-3826.

 

 

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