Canadian found guilty of UK terror plot
Wednesday 29 October 2008
A judge today found a Canadian suspect guilty of being involved in a plot to bomb British targets in 2004.
Justice Douglas Rutherford convicted Momim Khawaja of collaborating with a group of British Muslims in a plan to bomb British buildings and natural gas pipelines.
Five co-conspirators were convicted in London last year and jailed for life.
Khawaja, a Pakistani-born Canadian, is the first person to be charged with a terrorist offence in Canada since the country enacted anti-terrorism laws in 2001.
His case was considered to be the first major test of the laws.
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