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Toronto police officer pleads guilty to threatening bodily harm

A Toronto police officer is to be sentenced in June after threatening two men with a taser.

Reports say Const. Christopher Hominuk pleaded guilty to one count of threatening bodily harm.

In-car video entered as an exhibit in the trial of shows an officer using the weapon to try to extract information from the men.

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The men were being detained while officers investigated a theft in west-end Toronto last May.

The video shows an officer holding a taser to a handcuffed man's neck in the back of a police cruiser, then threatening to taser the genitals of a second man in another cruiser.

Court was told neither man was actually tasered.

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