Obi Ifedi’s lawyer denies allegations made in memo to council

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Town memo acknowledges the bylaw officer “noticed numerous individuals within the park, together with on the basketball court docket and play construction” as he pulled as much as Marlene Catterall Park on Michele Drive.

When Ifedi refused to supply his identify, the bylaw officer flagged down two OPS constables who intervened and, because the memo describes, “a foot chase ensued.”

“The bylaw officer sought to help the police and a scuffle occurred involving the person and the bylaw officer,” the memo reads. “It was this scuffle and using private power by the By-law Officer in opposition to the person who subsequently resulted in an Ottawa Police investigation, which is the topic of an ongoing labour relations investigation.”

Ifedi was left “shocked and pissed off” when he realized final week that police wouldn’t pursue expenses, regardless of the detective on his case concluding the bylaw officer “did commit an assault whilst you have been on the bottom by putting you within the face.”