Twenty-four hours after the fact, the anti-terrorist police in the uk seized on Sunday, June 21 the investigation on the attack with a knife has killed three the day before in a park in Reading.
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A suspect, 25-year-old and inhabitant of this city of 200 000 inhabitants located about 60 kilometres to the west of the british capital, has been arrested” five minutes “after the first call to the police, according to the police of the Thames valley. While the police has not revealed his identity, he was still in custody Sunday.
The “mental health” of the suspect in question
Several british media present the suspect as a libyan refugee. According to the Daily Telegraph, citing a security source, its” mental health “is regarded as a” major factor “. ” It looked very weird “said Amir Hadyoon, a delivery driver for 31 years, recounting the arrest. ” He did not say a word “he-he said to journalists.
Near the park where took place the tragedy, flowers have been deposited to pay tribute to the victims. One of them is James Furlong, depending on the institution in which he taught, a college-a high school in the nearby town of Wokingham. The Holt School has paid tribute to a” man nice and soft “facilitated a” real sense of duty “. Three other people were seriously injured.
Boris Johnson ” sickened “
Prime minister Boris Johnson said he is” outraged and sickened that people have lost their lives in this way “. ” If lessons have to be learned, we will in general, “he said, claiming the government” would not hesitate to take action “where this would be necessary. Citing security sources, the BBC said that the suspect had drawn in 2019 the attention of MI5, the domestic intelligence, because of the attempts at departure abroad” potentially for terrorism “but no threat or imminent risk had been highlighted.
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The investigators believe that the author has acted alone, according to the head of the anti-terrorist police, Neil Basu. ” We don’t seek anyone else “, he said. If the motives of this” horrible act “are” far from being some “the terrorism that has taken the lead in investigations, he explained. Unchanged, the level of terrorist threat remains classified “ important “or the third degree on a scale of five.