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Ontario appeal court upholds ‘Toronto 18’ terror plot conviction

By Canadian Security   

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The Ontario Court of Appeal has upheld the conviction of a man portrayed as a minor player in the so-called Toronto 18 terror plot.

Asad Ansari had appealed the guilty verdict delivered by a jury in June 2010 on the grounds that the trial judge admitted improper evidence — including letters found on his bedside table in which he discussed fighting “for the sake of Allah” — and made errors in his charge to the jurors.

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