Montreal man sentenced to 9 years for attempting to leave Canada to join ISIS

Written by Meeshika Sharma

Published on : September 30, 2017 3:02




A Quebec court said that Ismael Habib, 29 had been ready to do anything for the Islamic State, including dying for it, justifying the sentence. .Judge Serge Delisle sentenced Habib to eight years in prison for attempting to leave Canada to join the Islamic State and one year for giving false information to obtain a passport.

Habib was found guilty in June, making him the first adult in Canada to be convicted after going to trial on the charge of attempting to leave Canada to join ISIS.

In his judgment, Delisle said the evidence presented at trial showed Habib had researched the organization extensively and had made his intentions clear.

 



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