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Thursday, November 09, 2006

Alouettes players consider racism complaint against Montreal ...

Two Montreal Alouettes football players said Thursday they are considering filing a racism complaint against Montreal police in connection with an incident on Monday night. Alain Kashama and Mark Estelle were pulled over for a traffic violation in the city's Little Burgundy neighbourhood. Kashama was driving a black SUV. Alain Kashama of the Montreal Alouettes is surrounded by media as he walks off the field following a practice Tuesday in Montreal. (CP PHOTO/Paul Chiasson) Police alleged a shoving match started when Kashama refused to identify himself or show his driver's licence. They also said his passenger, Estelle, shouted expletives at the officers who stopped them. They were both asked to go down to the police station. They were later released, and it was decided Wednesday that there wasn't enough evidence to lay criminal charges.

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