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Carlos Larmond beaten in Ottawa jail, 2 inmates charged

Two inmates have been charged with assault causing bodily harm after an Ottawa man facing charges related to terrorism was beaten earlier this month at the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre.

Alleged altercation took place in common area at Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre

Two inmates have been charged with assault causing bodily harm after an Ottawa man facing charges related to terrorism was beaten earlier this month at the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre.

Carlos Larmond, seen here in a court sketch from January, was allegedly beaten by two inmates at the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre on March 3. (Laurie Foster-MacLeod)
The alleged altercation took place in a common area at the Innes Road facility on March 3, just before 12:30 p.m., according to Ottawa police.

Carlos Larmond suffered a broken left hand, a black eye and multiple scrapes and bruises, said Ottawa police Const. Marc Soucy.

He was taken to hospital for treatment and information on his current condition was not available Wednesday.

A 29-year-old man and a 23-year-old man are each facing one count of assault causing bodily harm and one count of assault with a weapon, police said.

Larmond and his twin brother, Ashton Larmond, were arrested by RCMP in early January.

Carlos Larmond is facing one count of participating in the activity of a terrorist group and one count of attempting to leave Canada to participate in terrorist activity abroad.

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