Thursday, June 30, 2022

Harb Dhaliwal killer sentenced - 20 years

Francois Joseph Gauthier, 53, had been charged with first degree murder in the execution of Brothers Keepers gangster Harb Dhaliwal but pleaded guilty to the lesser offence of second-degree murder. On the night of April 17, 2021, Gauthier used a semi-automatic handgun with a silencer to shoot Dhaliwal 10 times, including twice in the back of the head. Two in the Dhaliwal group chased and stabbed Gauthier multiple times, including in the eye. Bleeding profusely, Gauthier was cornered in a condo courtyard where cops found him.
Harb Dhaliwal, 31, was shot at point blank range in the 1500-block of Coal Harbour Quay. The Brothers Keepers are linked to HA Hardside chapter, and are embroiled in a street war with the UN, as well as the Kang/Red Scorpion gang. Harb Dhaliwal, second from right.
Of 31 gang-related murders in 2019 seven had a link to the Brothers Keepers either as a suspect or a victim. Harb Dhaliwal was injured in two previous shootings — one in 2017 and another in 2018. Elder brother Barinder “Shrek” Dhaliwal was held back by Vancouver cops. Youngest brother Meninder was said to be present. All 3 gangsters are well known to cops.