Christchurch Shootings: Attack Suspect Brenton Tarrant Appears in Court

Christchurch Shootings: Attack Suspect Brenton Tarrant Appears in Court
Written by Oluseyi Adefowora

The main suspect in the masjid shootings that killed 49 individuals in New Zealand on Friday has appeared in court on a single murder charge.

Australian Brenton Tarrant, 28, appeared in the dock in a white prison shirt and handcuffs. further charges are expected to be made against him.

PM Jacinda Ardern said Mr Tarrant had 5 guns and a firearms licence, adding: “Our gun laws can change.”

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Two others are in custody. None of those detained had a criminal record.

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Mr Tarrant was remanded in custody without plea and is due appear in court again on 5 April.

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