Public Prosecution Service of Canada

Public Prosecution Service of Canada

August 26, 2016 16:25 ET

CORRECTION FROM SOURCE: Guilty Pleas and Sentencing in Terrorism Case

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 26, 2016) -

This document corrects and replaces the press release that was sent today at 2:20 PM EDT

Three men accused of terrorism offences pleaded guilty today in Ontario Superior Court.

Ashton Carleton Larmond, 25, pleaded guilty to one count of providing instructions to carry out an activity for the benefit of a terrorist group, contrary to s. 83.21 of the Criminal Code. He was sentenced to 17 years in prison less remand credit, with half the time of parole ineligibility.

Carlos Honor Larmond, 25, pleaded guilty to one count of attempting to leave Canada to participate in the activities of a terrorist group, contrary to s. 83.181 of the Criminal Code. He was sentenced to 7 years in prison less remand credit, with half the time of parole ineligibility.

Suliman Idris Mohamed, 23, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiring to participate in the activities of a terrorist group, contrary to s. 83.18 of the Criminal Code. He was sentenced to 7 years in prison less remand credit, with half the time of parole ineligibility.

Additional charges against each of the men were stayed. An agreed statement of facts was filed with the Court.

The three were arrested in 2015 as part of an RCMP investigation dubbed Project Slipstream.

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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