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Terrorism charges laid against man in Edmonton City Hall shooting

Terrorism charges have been laid in connection with the January attack on Edmonton City Hall.

RCMP announced the charges against Bezhani Sarvar, 28, on Monday.

He faces:

  • one count of counselling commission of terrorism offence contrary to section 83.221(1) of the Criminal Code;
  • possession of property for terrorist purposes contrary to section 83.04 of the Criminal Code; and
  • a variety of other charges related to weapons and an explosion.

Sarvar, a former commissionaire, is accused of firing several shots inside city hall on Jan. 23 as well as throwing a Molotov cocktail from the second floor.

No one was hurt.

Sarvar was charged previously by police.

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