"Toronto 18" member, Ali Mohamed Dirie, killed in Syria this week, was under a special court order that should have prevented him from leaving Canada


Ali Mohamed Dirie was a member of "Toronto 18", a group that was charged with planning terror attacks in Canada back in 2006. Mr Dirie pleaded guilty and was jailed until 2011. But now CBC News is reporting that once he finished that sentence, Mr. Dirie was placed under a special court order which included restrictions on his movements.

However, Mr. Dirie did manage to leave Canada and fight in Syria. This week it was confirmed Mr Dirie had been killed while fighting with the rebels.

Mubin Shaikh knew Ali Mohamed Dirie and the activities of "Toronto 18". Mr. Shaikh was the RCMP undercover agent who infiltrated the group for police. He tells Carol why Ali Mohamed Dirie was still a radical after his prison sentence, and how these rare court orders should work.

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