Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Woman Facing Terror Charges in Alleged Canadian Tire Attack to Be Tried in 2018

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Woman Facing Terror Charges in Alleged Canadian Tire Attack to Be Tried in 2018

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Trial for woman facing terror charges set for 2018

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TORONTO - A Toronto-area woman facing terror charges in an alleged attack at a Canadian Tire store will stand trial next year.

Rehab Dughmosh, 32, will face a judge and jury starting May 28, 2018 for what is expected to be a three-week trial.

Dughmosh is facing a total of 21 charges, including attempted murder of at least three people for the benefit of or in association with a terrorist group.

Police said she allegedly tried to attack employees at a Canadian Tire store in east Toronto with a golf club and a large knife in June.

Dughmosh previously underwent a psychological assessment and was deemed fit to stand trial.

During a brief Toronto court appearance Friday, Dughmosh stood with her back to the judge and repeatedly interjected through an interpreter to call those in the court "infidels."

"Damn your legislation, damn your nationality, go to hell," she said. "Hey you infidels, I do not worship what you worship. …

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