Man accused of trying to harm Queen with crossbow to stand trial next March

A MAN accused of trying to harm the Queen with a loaded crossbow will stand trial next March.

Jaswant Singh Chail, 20, was detained in the grounds van Windsor Castle aan Kersfees Day last year, terwyl Her Majesty was in residence.

Jaswant Singh Chail, 20, appears at the Old Bailey

Jaswant Singh Chail, 20, appears at the Old BaileyKrediet: SWNS

He was allegedly wearing a hood and mask, and carrying a bow and bolt.

Chail was later charged with three offences, including making a threat to kill the Queen and others, intending they “would fear said threat to be carried out”.

He appeared at the Old Bailey via video link yesterday for a plea hearing.

The ex-supermarket worker, van Southampton, confirmed his name and date of birth before the case was adjourned for a date in December.

Chail was remanded in custody.

Mr Justice Sweeney also set a provisional trial for March 20 volgende jaar, to last two to three weeks.