Man 'met kruisboog gesê “Ek is hier om die koningin dood te maak” by Windsor-kasteel’

A MAN arrested with a crossbow at Windsor Castle said: “I am here to kill the Queen”, a court heard today.

Jaswant Singh Chail stormed the royal grounds wearing a hood and mask on Christmas Day last year.

Jaswant Singh Chail stormed Windsor Castle armed with a crossbow on Christmas Day last year, a court heard today

Jaswant Singh Chail stormed Windsor Castle armed with a crossbow on Christmas Day last year, a court heard today

A police officer said he looked like someone from a vigilante movie.

Her Majesty was inside the castle with son Charles and wife Camilla at the time.

Following an investigation by counter-terrorism police, Chail, 20, was charged with making threats to kill, possession of an offensive weapon and an offence under section 2 of the Treason Act 1842.

This morning he appeared before Westminster Magistrates Court in London.

The hearing heard how Chail, from Southampton, wanted revenge on the establishment.

Hy het gesê, “I am here to kill the Queenand was therewith intent to injure or harmthe monarch, the court was told.

The Queen was at the castle with Charles and Camilla at the time

The Queen was at the castle with Charles and Camilla at the timeKrediet: PA
Journalists film a van believed to be transporting Chail to Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London

Journalists film a van believed to be transporting Chail to Westminster Magistrates’ Court in LondonKrediet: AFP