Public Prosecution Service of Canada

Public Prosecution Service of Canada

April 14, 2009 17:29 ET

Crown Takes Steps to Appeal Khawaja Sentence

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 14, 2009) - The Public Prosecution Service of Canada today announced that it plans to appeal the sentencing decision in the recent case of Momin Khawaja.

The PPSC is seeking leave to appeal to the Ontario Court of Appeal regarding the sentence of 10.5 years in addition to time served, which was imposed on March 12, 2009.

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Contact Information

  • Public Prosecution Service of Canada
    Dan Brien
    613-946-3821
    613-290-0329 (Cell)
    dbrien@ppsc-sppc.gc.ca
    or
    Public Prosecution Service of Canada
    Media Relations
    613-954-7803