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Canadian held for eight months in mistaken identity case sues government for $10m

Olajide Ogunye, 47, produced citizenship papers and a government-issued health card but was unable to walk freeA Canadian man is suing the country’s government after he was arrested by border agents and detained for eight months – despite producing evidence of his citizenship.Olajide Ogunye, 47, is seeking $10m in compensation from the Canadian government after he spent months incarcerated in what his lawyer has described as a “profoundly disturbing” case of mistaken identity. Continue reading......

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Published By: theguardian.com - 5 days ago