United Kingdom | Killer who helped thwart London bombing gets his sentence reduced


A man, convicted of murder, who used a narwhal tusk to help stop an attack by an Islamist in London You will get a reduction of your sentence after the intercession of the Queen isabel II, according to the press.

Steven Gallant was out of jail on the day of the attack, as part of a rally for Reformed prisoners held at Fishmonger’s Hall in London, in November 2019. On that day, Usman Khan, a former terrorist convict, killed two people with a knife, before being controlled by a group of civilians, including Gallant.

The latter and other civilians were praised as heroes for preventing further human losses by attacking the attacker with a 1.5 meter long narwhal tusk and a fire extinguisher. After the civilians intervened, the police killed the attacker.

The Justice Ministry declared on Saturday that the Queen isabel II had used the “royal prerogative of grace” to bring the case of Steven Gallant before the parole commission 10 months ahead of schedule, according to the press agency Press Association (PA).

The parole commission will make the final decision and will likely release Steven Gallantadded PA.

The two fatalities of the attack on London -Saskia Jones, 23, and Jack Merritt, 25-were working on a meeting on prisoner rehabilitation that Khan attended.

Steven Gallant He was sentenced in 2005 to 17 years in prison for the murder of a firefighter in front of a pub.

(With information from AFP)


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