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Monty Robinson, one of four RCMP officers involved in the death of Robert Dziekanski, has been granted bail and says he will appeal his recent perjury conviction.

This morning Robinson was sentenced to two years less a day in jail, one year probation, and 240 hours of community service after being convicted of perjury in March.

Dziekanski, a Polish immigrant, died after he was stunned several times with a Taser at Vancouver International Airport in 2007.

B.C. Supreme Court Judge Nathan Smith told the court Friday that it was Robinson’s job to tell the truth as a police officer.

“It strikes at the heart of the justice system,” he said.

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