Guilty Verdicts in Terrorism Trial

Vancouver – June 3, 2015 – In the Supreme Court of British Columbia yesterday, a jury found John Stuart Nuttall, 40, and Amanda Marie Korody, 32, guilty of conspiring to murder persons unknown, for the benefit of a terrorist group, contrary to s. 83.2 of the Criminal Code.

They were also found guilty of making or having an explosive substance for the benefit of a terrorist group, contrary to s. 83.2. Both offences carry a maximum sentence of life imprisonment.

An entrapment application is expected to be heard at a later date.

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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