Canada alleges Pakistani man plotted Toronto attacks

March 11, 2015 4:13 PM

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TORONTO (Reuters) - A Pakistani man inspired by Islamic State planned to attack the U.S. consulate in Toronto and other targets in the city's financial district, an immigration review body heard on Wednesday, according to media reports.

Jahanzeb Malik was arrested on Monday but has not been charged with any criminal offense, the reports said. Instead, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is seeking his continued detention until he can be deported.

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