In New Zealand, Police have laid a terrorist charge and three additional charges against the man accused of shooting dead 51 Muslim worshippers in the Christchurch mosque attacks.
In addition to the terror charge, an Australian white supremacist gunman, 28-year-old Australian Brenton Harrison Tarrant, who shot down 50 Muslim worshippers at two mosques in the southern city of Christchurch on March 15 in a killing spree he broadcast live, also faces 51 charges of murder and 40 of attempted murder over the Christchurch attacks.
Brenton Tarrant was charged with “engaging in a terrorist act”, police said in a statement on Tuesday. His next court appearance is scheduled for 14th of next month. At least 50 people were killed including citizens of Pakistan and dozens wounded in the deadly terrorist attack on two mosques in New Zealand.
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20 July, 2019