“Toronto man” who tried to join ISIS, assaulted witness, may face 6 years in prison

A Toronto man who travelled to Turkey in 2014 to join the so-called Islamic State pleaded guilty Tuesday to assaulting the witness who reported him to police.

Appearing in a Toronto courtroom, Pamir Hakimzadah admitted to the 2015 attack on the victim, who cannot be identified due to a publication ban.