Members of the media wait at a gate as police and military personnel work at the carpark compound of the district court after Friday’s mosque attacks, in Christchurch, New Zealand, March 16, 2019. REUTERS/Edgar Su
WELLINGTON (Reuters) – The primary suspect in the mass shooting at a mosque in New Zealand’s Christchurch was remanded without plea until his next appearance in the High Court on April 5.
The suspect was identified as 28-year-old Brenton Harrison Tarrant.
Tarrant appeared before a New Zealand district court judge, charged with murder. His hands were handcuffed and he was wearing white prison attire.
Reporting by Praveen Menon; Editig by Tom Brown