scoop.co.nz 19 Mar, 2021 02:45 am

Further Charges In Relation To Christchurch Threats

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March 19, 2021 Justice Press Release – New Zealand Police Canterbury District Commander Superintendent John Price: A man arrested in relation to online threats toward Linwood Islamic Centre and Al Noor mosque on 4 March has appeared in Christchurch District Court this morning on additional charges.Further … Canterbury District Commander Superintendent John Price: A man arrested in relation to online threats toward Linwood Islamic Centre and Al Noor mosque on 4 March has appeared in Christchurch District Court this morning on additional charges.Police take this type of offending extremely seriously and the additional charges filed today reflect that.This type of behaviour has no place in the fabric of our society and we ask that as a community we all speak up and call this behaviour out, because everyone has a right to be safe and feel safe.

Anyone who sees or hears anything suspicious is urged to contact Police on 105 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.We continue to work closely with our Muslim community to ensure they feel supported.

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