Christchurch [New Zealand], June 14 (ANI): the man accused of capturing people at New Zealand mosques on Friday pleaded not responsible of 92 costs which include 51 counts of murder.
Australian citizen Brenton Tarrant appeared earlier than Christchurch excessive courtroom thru an audiovisual link, said CNN.
He has filed a not responsible plea to fifty one fees of murder and 40 expenses of tried homicide and one price underneath the Terrorism Suppression Act, the first time one of these rate has been used inside the united states of america.
Tarrant was smiling as he appeared before the bench in Auckland, however, he remained silent all through his look.
decide Cameron Mander told the court that Tarrant mental assessment has been finished and no troubles had arisen in terms of Tarrant's intellectual fitness to enter pleas or stand trial.
The trial date has been set for may 4, subsequent yr.
Tarrant ultimate regarded in court in April, whilst the court ordered he undergoes a intellectual fitness evaluation.
He turned into arrested on March 15, inside 21 minutes of the primary emergency calls being received by using police.
On March 15, Tarrant, a 28-12 months-old suspected white supremacist from Australia, stormed into mosques in the course of congregational prayers and indiscriminately opened fireplace at the assembled, as according to the police.
The act of terrorism left the whole Muslim community shaken, with the worldwide network and locals showing their harmony with the affected. (ANI)