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Bail hearing delayed for youth facing terrorism-related charges in Kingston

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Archive footage from Jan. 25: RCMP charged one youth with terrorism-related offences Friday morning in relation to raids at two Kingston, Ont., residences. – Jan 25, 2019

A youth facing terrorism charges in Kingston, Ont., will be back in court next week, after his lawyer has had more time to study his case.

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The RCMP charged the youth last week, saying he tried to persuade someone to plant a bomb.

He is charged with knowingly facilitating a terrorist activity and with counselling someone to use an explosive or other lethal device to cause death or serious bodily injury.

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The police, who began investigating in December following a tip from the FBI, say no actual device was ever planted.

Police say a potentially explosive substance was found during a search, removed and blown up to neutralize it.

The case will next come before a judge Feb. 4, when a date is to be set for a full bail hearing.

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