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FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – It was announced today that the case against a BC man charged with four terrorism-related offences will go directly to trial.

The Public Prosecution Service of Canada says the case of Othman Ayed Hamdan will proceed by direct indictment, meaning there will be no preliminary inquiry.

None of the allegations have been proven in court.

The charges against Hamdan are: counselling to commit murder for a terrorist group, counselling to
commit assault causing bodily harm for a terrorist group, counselling to commit mischief for a terrorist group and instructing a person to carry out a terrorist activity.

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