Connect with us


Windsor Castle crossbow suspect’s father says ‘something has gone horribly wrong’ with his son



The father of a teenager suspected of breaking into the grounds of Windsor Castle on Christmas Day carrying a crossbow has said “something has gone horribly wrong” with his son.

Police are investigating a video appearing to show a man holding a black crossbow and threatening to kill the Queen in revenge for the Amritsar massacre in 1919.

The video was uploaded to Snapchat at 8.06am on Christmas Day, 24 minutes before a man was apprehended by Windsor security after scaling a fence with a rope ladder. Members of the Royal Family including the Queen are thought to have been inside the castle at the time.


The suspect, who lives with his family in a four-bedroom detached home on a private estate in Southampton, has been sectioned under the Mental Health Act. 

His father, a qualified software engineer who runs his own IT firm, told the Mail Online: “Something’s gone horribly wrong with our son and we are trying to figure out what.

“We’ve not had a chance to speak to him but are trying to get him the help he needs. From our perspective, we are going through a difficult time. We are trying to resolve this issue and it’s not easy.”

Video threatening to assassinate the Queen

In the video, a man wearing a dark hoodie and mask makes threats using a distorted voice. He makes repeated references to Star Wars and appears to give his name as “Darth Jones”.

He says: “I’m sorry. I’m sorry for what I’ve done and what I will do. I will attempt to assassinate Elizabeth, Queen of the Royal Family. This is revenge for those who have died in the 1919 Jallianwala Bagh massacre.


“It is also revenge for those who have been killed, humiliated and discriminated on because of their race. I’m an Indian Sikh, a Sith.”

The Jallianwala Bagh massacre, also known as the Massacre of Amritsar, took place on April 19, 1919. British troops opened fire on a large crowd of unarmed Indians in the Punjab region of India, which was then under British colonial rule, killing hundreds and causing over a thousand casualties.

Scotland Yard on Sunday night confirmed that police were assessing the video following the intruder’s arrest.

The man from Southampton was arrested with the weapon after apparently using a rope ladder to scale a metal fence to enter the gardens at the Queen’s Berkshire residence.

It is understood he was spotted on CCTV “within moments”, triggering a team of armed response officers to arrest him just hours before the Queen was due to celebrate Christmas with her family.


Source link

It’s nice to meet you.

Sign up to receive censor free content in your inbox, every week.

We don’t spam! Read our privacy policy for more info.

Continue Reading
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *