NEW ZEALAND: Christchurch Terror Attack – The Terror attacker Brenton Harrison Tarrant will face 50 murders now.
New Zealand Police has confirmed through a tweet that Christchurch Mosque attacker Brenton Harrison Tarrant will face 50 murder and 39 attempted murder charges
Tarrant will make his second appearance in the court tomorrow, Friday 5 April via video link.
However, New Zealand law will limit the media photographs and reporting on the case proceedings.
Fifty people were mercilessly massacred in the March 15 attacks on two mosques.
Tarrant won’t be required to enter a plea on Friday.
Tarrant had said he will fight his own case after the first court hearing. Therefore the brief hearing will mainly be about his legal representation.
New Zealand tightly restricts what can be reported about upcoming court cases to avoid tainting the views of potential jurors.
The New Zealand police
Other charges are still under consideration.
As the case is before the court, Police is not in a position to comment further.
The 28 year old attacker carried out mass shooting in two mosques while the worshipers were performing their Friday prayers.
The shooting was broadcast live on Facebook by the shooter.
Brenton Harrison Tarrant had used five weapons which included two semi-automatic weapons and two shotguns, which had been modified.