26 Mar 2020

Christchurch mosque gunman pleads guilty

From Nine To Noon, 11:38 am on 26 March 2020
Al Noor Mosque after Salah al-Maghrib (sunset prayer), Christchurch, New Zealand.

Al Noor Mosque after Salah al-Maghrib (sunset prayer), Christchurch, New Zealand. Photo: Copyright Janneth Gil

The man accused of the March 15 mosque attacks has this morning pleaded guilty to all of the charges he was facing.

At the High Court in Christchurch, Brenton Tarrant admitted 51 of murder, 40 of attempted murder and one under the Terrorism Suppression Act.Until today he had denied all of the charges and was due to stand trial in June.

Kathryn speaks with Al Noor Mosque spokesman Jamal Green.

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