Canadian charged with participating in terror group

Kevin Omar Mohamed, 23, appeared briefly in a Toronto area court to face charge of participating in the activities of a terrorist groupA former Canadian engineering student detained over fears he might commit a terrorist act was formally charged on Tuesday with participating in the activities of a terrorist group. Kevin Omar Mohamed, 23, appeared briefly in a Toronto area court to face the charge, which was in addition to two weapons offenses laid by federal police when he was arrested last week in possession of a knife. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) said he had travelled to Turkey on or around April 24, 2014 to join Jabhat Al-Nusra, a group banned in Canada and affiliated with Al-Qaeda.

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