Man arrested on fear of terrorism: RCMP


TORONTO – The RCMP say they’ve arrested a 23-year-old man under a section of the criminal code relating to terrorism, but it’s not clear if he’s been charged under that section.

RCMP issued a news release saying the suspect was arrested in Toronto under a section of the criminal code titled Fear of Terrorism.

The section allows police to make an arrest if they have reasonable grounds to fear that someone will commit an act of terrorism.

Police say he was charged with carrying a concealed weapon and possession of a weapon dangerous to public peace.

Police say there is no evidence of any plans of a domestic terrorism attack.

The RCMP specified that the man’s arrest is not linked to recent terrorist attacks in Brussels.