Observations re: the Domestic Violence Conviction of RadiumOne Founder Gurbaksh “G” Chahal

Here’s the Wiki entry, for reference:

1. Mssrs. Matier & Ross of the San Francisco Chronicle appear to have pushed source greasing a bridge too far here.

Domestic front: It sure pays to have a good attorney.”

Well yeah, but this kind of suppression motion would have been made and won by anybody, so I don’t know if the result in this case is proof of anything. But throwing out excellent evidence such as a video showing a domestic violence defendant hitting and kicking like that, well, that’s a rare thing. Why did that happen?

2. It happened because people at the SFPD screwed up. You see a bunch of somewhat pervy cameras all around so then you should go to a judge for permission to see if there are recordings too, right? That’s the system, baby. Of course there are reasons, sometimes good ones, for not going to a judge first. Who judged the SFPD in this case?

3. Gurbaksh “G” Chahal lucked out in the judge lottery. Governor Jerry Brown might consider these two recent appointments as “balanced” because they came at the same time, but only one judge is going to decide whether your video gets thrown out. Take a look here and pick which judge you want hearing your motion:

SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Brendan P. Conroy and Braden C. Woods to judgeships in the San Francisco County Superior Court…”

4. Hiring public relations “Master of Disaster” Sam Singer during your legal troubles seems tantamount to a guilty plea. Just saying.

5. Gurbaksh “G” Chahal seems to really really care about his Wikipedia entry. Take a look at the photo with Barack Obama he bought – who posted that? Mmmm… Hey, do you know something? Do you know that a person (or persons) from Gurbaksh “G” Chahal’s companies have been caught editing his Wiki page? Perhaps Gurbaksh “G” Chahal himself edited his Wiki entry and perhaps he’s still doing it – that would explain a lot. Anyway, just because it looks as if some PR firm is altering Wiki doesn’t mean that some PR firm is actually altering Wiki.

That’s it for now.

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3 Responses to “Observations re: the Domestic Violence Conviction of RadiumOne Founder Gurbaksh “G” Chahal”

  1. [...] SFCitizen faults the police and the judge for getting such damning evidence thrown out. Regardless of how Chahal squirmed out of 45 felony convictions, his get out of jail free card looks more like a carte blanche. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Google+ Jon Powell [...]

  2. Hans Peter says:

    this is a travesty. The motion to suppress should not have been granted, and it should have been appealed in any event. Money talks, as usual.

  3. sfcitizen says:

    The DA’s office said they would look into an appeal but nothing happened. The cops say they removed the DVR but didn’t look at the video until the warrant was issued, oh well.