7 Sep 2021

LynnMall attack: Corrections releases details on terrorist's behaviour in prison

From Morning Report, 7:28 am on 7 September 2021

The Department of Corrections has revealed more details about the LynnMall terrorist's violent behaviour while he was remanded in prison.

Thirty-two-year-old, Ahamed Aathill Mohamed Samsudeen was shot dead by police after stabbing six people inside Countdown LynnMall in West Auckland.

He had spent almost three years on remand in prison and at the time of the attack had only been out for seven weeks.

Reporter Charlotte Cook explains.