One of the men responsible forthe May firebombing of an Ottawa Royal Bank branchhas been sentenced.
Roger Clement, 58, will bespending the next 3 and a half years behind bars.The crown had been arguing for 5 or 6.
Clement said during his sentencing hearing on Monday that the firebombing was a protest against the bank’s connections to the Alberta oilsands and the Vancouver Olympics.
Clement poured gasoline in front of the bank’s ATM machines while his accomplices ignited the fuel with a Molotov cocktail before running off.
No one was injured in the fire, which caused an estimated $1.6 million in damage.
Clement expressed regret over the incident during the first day of his sentencing hearing on Monday.