Man charged with ut­ter­ing threats on­line

The Hamilton Spectator - - CANADA & WORLD -

A Mon­treal man was charged Wed­nes­day with ut­ter­ing threats on­line and in­cit­ing ha­tred as au­thor­i­ties said they were deal­ing with more hate-re­lated com­plaints since Sun­day’s mass killing at a mosque. An­to­nio Padula, 45, was ar­raigned af­ter be­ing ar­rested Tues­day night at his res­i­dence in Kirk­land, a sub­urb on Mon­treal’s west is­land. The Crown op­posed his re­lease and he will re­turn to court Thurs­day for a bail hear­ing. The charges filed in court state the al­leged com­ments and threats were made some­time on Tues­day.

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