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Court appearance for Calgary man facing terrorism charges

THE CANADIAN PRESS | posted Friday, Jul 24th, 2020

CALGARY — A Calgary man facing terrorism charges is to make a court appearance today.

Hussein Sobhe Borhot, who is 34, is charged with participation in activity of a terrorism group and commission of an offence for a terrorist group.

Investigators from the RCMP’s Integrated National Security Enforcement Team allege the accused travelled to Syria between May 2013 and June 2014 to join Islamic State militants.

They allege the group trained him for the purpose of enhancing its ability and that Borhot knowingly committed the offence of kidnapping while working with the militants.

Borhot has been ordered held in custody.

RCMP say the investigation continues and further charges and arrests are possible.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published July 24, 2020

 

The Canadian Press

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