ISIS fighter’s BC wife released on bail, peace hearings pending

Kimberly Polman smiles as she is greeted by her family after being released from custody at state court in Chilliwack, British Columbia on October 27, 2022. (The Canadian Press/Darryl Dyck)

A British Columbia woman who was deported to Canada from a Syrian detention camp this week after marrying an ISIS fighter has been released on bail pending a peace assurance hearing.

Ms. Kimberly Polman was cleared and released to live in Chilliwack, 100 kilometers east of Vancouver, before appearing in district court.

Under his bail conditions, Pohlmann is prohibited from owning a cell phone or other device capable of connecting to the Internet and from driving a motorized vehicle.

She cannot possess documents related to terrorist groups, cannot leave B.C. without the consent of her bail supervisor, must be electronically monitored, and must comply with the 9 p.m. curfew. there is.

Evidence and allegations presented at a bail hearing are subject to nonpublic disclosure.

Polman’s next court appearance is set for December 2nd.

She is one of two women who returned to Canada from Syrian detention camps on Wednesday.

Humaima Chuay, a Quebec woman who was repatriated with Polman, was arrested and faces four charges, including leaving Canada to participate in the activities of a terrorist group.

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