Family of London Bridge attacker Usman Khan condemn his actions

Nellie Chapman
December 4, 2019

Cambridge University graduates Merritt, 25, and 23-year-old Jones were stabbed to death during a prisoner rehabilitation event at Fishmongers Hall near London Bridge.

It emerged as we speak that, throughout his time in jail, he took half within the "Wholesome Id Intervention Programme", which on the time was a pilot however has since been expanded to all convicted terrorists. Speaking to the BBC earlier this week, Commodore Toby Williamson, CEO of Fishmongers' Hall said Mr Koczocik pulled a long stick off the wall, charging towards Usman, buying much needed time to allow others to escape to adjacent rooms.

Family of London Bridge attack Usman Khan condemn his actions.

"We would like to request privacy for our family at this hard time".

Lukasz, who was among those praised for his bravery during the attack, also issued a statement through Scotland Yard.

"The man attacked me, after which he left the building. I am now coming to terms with the whole traumatic incident and would like the space to do this in privacy, with the support of my family", he said.

Khan was attending an event at the hall and had returned for the afternoon session when he started stabbing people.

"I would like to express my condolences to the families who have lost precious loved ones".

"When the attack happened, I acted instinctively".

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Two women were also injured in the attack before Khan was shot dead by armed officers on London Bridge - the women remain in a stable condition in hospital. Where we do not give indeterminate sentences, or convict people on joint enterprise.

Bangladeshi-born Chowdhury, who got here to the United Kingdom in 2004 and was granted indefinite depart to stay, was described because the "linchpin" of the foiled al-Qaida-inspired plot.

The extremist, 28, had been freed midway by means of a 16-year jail sentence after he was convicted in February 2012 of being a part of an al-Qaeda impressed group plotting assaults on the London Inventory Alternate.

He was released from Woodhill Prison on December 24 2018 and subject to a counter-terrorism notification order.

Mr Hackett said he had had no reason to be suspicious of Khan, who "didn't do anything to make himself look strange" and would occasionally acknowledge him at the front door.

"Yet under the law, when he was sentenced, there was no means of reviewing his release - he was just sprung automatically.' Mr Johnson, who later joined home secretary Priti Patel on an election trip to Southampton, added it was a 'profound question" as to whether some terrorists could ever be rehabilitated.

Leanne O'Brien, the girlfriend of Jack Merritt, is comforted by family members during a vigil in Cambridge.

Miss Jones, from Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, was a volunteer for the programme which aims to bring offenders and people in higher education to study alongside each other.

She has been described as a "lovely, lovely woman" who was "fearless" by her former tutor.

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