Accused Shooter In New Zealand Mosque Attacks Charged With Terrorism
Tuesday, 21 May 2019 New Zealand police charged Brenton Tarrant, an Australian citizen, under the Terrorism Suppression Act. He also faces charges of 51 counts of murder and 40 counts of attempted murder.
New Zealand police say they have charged the man accused of murder in shootings at two Christchurch mosques in March with engaging in a terrorist act, the first time such a charge had been brought in the country's history. Ryan Brooks reports.