VANCOUVER (NEWS1130) – A boxer with Olympic ambitions is the latest Stanley Cup rioter to be sent to jail. The man has been sentenced to 45 days.
Arman Aujla will serve his sentence on weekends, to avoid conflicts with work and boxing tournaments.
He was 18 when he smashed the windows of a business with a hockey stick and helped flip a vehicle during the riot in June, 2011.
Aujla is an amateur boxer who hopes to take it to the next level; he was concerned that jail time would cause him to miss tournaments.
While the judge felt time in custody was necessary, he took Aujla’s sport and work into account. The judge also thinks Aujla’s prospects of rehabilitation are good.