In the months before he was arrested, Ismael Habib, 29, was the subject of multiple undercover sting operations, Quebec Court Judge Serge Délisle heard Tuesday. Habib, represented by defence lawyer Charles Montpetit, is accused of trying to leave the country to commit terrorist acts and giving false information to obtain a passport.
Death threats, criminal harassment and identity fraud
Habib was arrested late last February in an alleged domestic altercation with a woman he was involved with in Gatineau. In a separate case, Habib is charged with uttering death threats, criminal harassment and identity fraud. After he was detained on those charges, Habib was transferred to Montreal to be charged with the terrorism-related offence.
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