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London Bridge attacker already convicted of an Islamist terrorism-related offence: report

In this grab taken from video made available by @HLOBlog, a man is surrounded by armed police after an incident on London Bridge, in London, Friday, Nov. 29, 2019.

In this grab taken from video made available by @HLOBlog, a man is surrounded by armed police after an incident on London Bridge, in London, Friday, Nov. 29, 2019.   | Photo Credit: AP

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He was released from prison about a year ago

A man who stabbed two people to death in London and injured three more on Friday before being wrestled to the ground by bystanders, in what the authorities called a terrorist attack, had been convicted of an “Islamist terrorism-related offence”, The Times newspaper reported.

He was released from prison about a year ago after agreeing to wear an electronic tag, The Times said, citing unnamed government sources.

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Printable version | Dec 15, 2019 10:58:51 AM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/london-bridge-attacker-already-convicted-of-an-islamist-terrorism-related-offence-report/article30121568.ece

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