Case of Quebecer facing terrorism charge adjourned until the end of March

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WATCH ABOVE: A Quebec man has been charged with attempting to leave Canada to participate in the activities of a terrorist group. Global's Felicia Parrillo reports – Mar 11, 2016

MONTREAL – The case of a Quebec man charged with trying to leave the country to participate in the activities of a terrorist group has been put off until the end of the month.

Ismael Habib appeared in court Monday in Montreal where he was expected to have a date set for a bail hearing.

Lawyers instead agreed to adjourn proceedings until March 30 without any indication whether Habib will seek bail.

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The prosecutor has said she will oppose his release on the federal terrorism-related charge if the hearing takes place.

In addition to the terrorism charge, Habib, 28, also faces a charge of giving false information in order to obtain a passport.

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The Crown said it is also continuing to seek a peace bond against Habib, which would restrict his activities should he be released.

Prosecutor Lyne Decarie said Habib’s Montreal attorney wanted to wait for a ruling in a separate case Friday.

Habib is due back in court in Gatineau, Que., where a judge will rule on bail in a case of domestic violence.

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