Not Guilty Verdict in Terrorism Case

Ottawa – August 19, 2014 – Today in Ontario Superior Court, Khurram Syed Sher, 32, was found not guilty of conspiring to facilitate a terrorist activity, contrary to section 83.19 of the Criminal Code.

The PPSC has 30 days to review the decision and decide whether it will seek to appeal.

A publication ban remains in effect in this matter.

The Public Prosecution Service of Canada is responsible for prosecuting offences under federal jurisdiction in a manner that is free of any improper influence and that respects the public interest. The PPSC is also responsible for providing prosecution-related advice to law enforcement agencies across Canada.

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Information:

Sujata Raisinghani
PPSC Communications
613-957-8680
www.ppsc-sppc.gc.ca

Media Relations
613-954-7803
media@ppsc.gc.ca

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