Canadian who traveled to Syria to join IS pleads guilty
CALGARY, Canada (AP) — A Calgary man who traveled to Syria to join the militant group Islamic State pleaded guilty Thursday to terrorism-related activities.Hussein Borhot, 36, pleaded guilty to one count of participating in terrorism group activity between May 9 and June 7, 2014, and the commission of the offence of kidnapping for a terrorist group while in Syria.RCMP arrested him in July 2020 after a seven-year investigation which also involved…
Canada man who travelled to Syria to join IS pleads guilty
An agreed statement of facts says Hussein Borhot travelled to Syria through Turkey to join the Islamic State. He signed up as a fighter, received substantial training and excelled as a sniper.