One of the suspects accused of plotting an attack on a passenger train struck a defiant tone Tuesday in court, while the other suspect’s lawyer said his client was in a state of “disbelief.”
Their first court appearances took place amid speculation over whether other terror-related arrests could be coming and against the backdrop of a debate in the House of Commons over new anti-terrorism legislation.
The RCMP-led team expects to make more arrests in the alleged terrorist plot. Meanwhile, the CBC is reporting that police and intelligence agencies on both sides of the border were monitoring a “broader network” of suspects beyond the pair arrested on Monday.
A U.S. security official who declined to be named and had been briefed on the investigation told Postmedia News that by the time Monday’s arrests were made, “things were generally winding down” but didn’t discount the possibility of additional arrests.
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