Mounties seized 50 electronic circuit boards during raids on Wednesday which they say could be used as remote-control triggers for bombs. Police also say one of the men was trained overseas to make explosive booby traps.
Hiva Alizadeh, 30, appeared in an Ottawa court today following police raids and arrests on Wednesday. Mr. Alizadeh is charged with terror conspiracy, having terrorist explosive devices, and terrorist fundraising.
Misbahuddin Ahmed, 26, an Ottawa X-ray technician, and Khurram Syed Sher, 28, of London and a medical graduate from Montreal's McGill University, are charged with being part of a terrorist conspiracy.
Police allege all three conspired with an additional three named individuals to “knowingly facilitate terrorist activities” -- named yesterday as James Lara, Rizgar Alizadeh and Zakaria Mamosta -- and other persons at home and “in Iran, Afghanistan, Dubai and Pakistan”.
Mr. Alizadeh is also charged with making or having “an explosive substance” with the intent to endanger life or cause serious damage to property.