A teenager pleads guilty to terrorism charges in Ontario

Un adolescent plaide coupable à des accusations de terrorisme en Ontario

BELLEVILLE, Ontario – A teenager from Kingston pleaded guilty to various charges related to terrorism, Tuesday, Belleville, Ontario, reported various media outlets.

The youth, who was 16 years old when it was by the royal Canadian mounted police (RCMP) last year, cannot be identified because he is a minor. He has admitted his guilt in the face of various charges, including for having facilitated a terrorist activity, have advised others to use a bomb and to have had in his possession of the explosives.

The RCMP announced the arrest of the teen and another suspect in January 2019, just by being stingy with details. The federal police was limited to say that the suspects were planning an attack, without specifying the target.

According to Global News, the Crown has argued in court that the young man wanted to detonate a bomb on behalf of the organization islamic State. The terrorist cell, however, has been infiltrated by an agent of the FBI that alerted the RCMP.

The Crown has claimed that the teen be tried as an adult, given the seriousness of his crime. The young man will have to come back before the court later on to determine his sentence.

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