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Chiheb Esseghaier And Raed Jaser Charges

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Terror suspect Chiheb Esseghaier arrives at Buttonville Airport just north of Toronto on Tuesday, April 23, 2013. Esseghaier is accused with another man of plotting to derail a train in Canada with support from al-Qaida elements in Iran. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Terror suspect Chiheb Esseghaier arrives at Buttonville Airport just north of Toronto on Tuesday, April 23, 2013. Esseghaier is accused with another man of plotting to derail a train in Canada with support from al-Qaida elements in Iran. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

TORONTO - Two Canadian residents have been charged in an alleged terror plot to attack a Via Rail passenger train. Raed Jaser, 35, from Toronto and Chiheb Esseghaier, 30, from Montreal face these terrorism-related charges:

Chiheb Esseghaier:

— Conspire to interfere with transportation facilities for the benefit of a terrorist group (April 1 - Sept. 25, 2012)

— Conspiracy to murder for the benefit of a terrorist group (April 1-Sept. 25, 2012)

— Participate in a terrorist group (April 1 - Sept. 25, 2012)

— Participate in a terrorist group (Sept. 25, 2012 - Feb. 14, 2013)

— Instruct someone to carry out an activity for the benefit of a terrorist group (Sept. 7- Dec. 20, 2012)

Raed Jaser:

— Conspire to interfere with transportation facilities for the benefit of a terrorist group (April 1 - Sept. 25, 2012)

— Conspiracy to murder for the benefit of a terrorist group (April 1 - Sept. 25, 2012)

— Participate in a terrorist group (April 1 - Sept. 25, 2012)

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