A man who tried to run to him was arrested in London Queen Elizabeth IIA coffin with her lying in Westminster Hall, a new report has revealed.
The man was taken into custody after the incident occurred around 10 p.m. local time on Friday, Sept. 16, after he left the line of mourners and ran toward the coffin. Witnesses said the man appeared to grab the royal flag before being arrested by police.
“A man was detained by police from the MET’s Diplomatic Protection Command following a riot in Westminster Hall at around 22:00 on Friday 16 September,” London Metropolitan Police said in a statement. BBC.
A parliamentary spokesperson said: “We are aware of an incident at Westminster Hall in which members of the public left the queue and moved towards Catafalk.”They were removed from the hall and the line resumed with minimal disruption. I did.”
The late King died on September 8 at the age of 96 and is now resting in Westminster Hall, where visitors line up to pay their respects. She will remain there until her funeral on Monday, September 19th.
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A live feed broadcasting the event was temporarily interrupted as the man was arrested. Witnesses at the scene said police were able to stop the man almost immediately.
An eyewitness recalled the incident daily mail“Somebody pushes my 7-year-old niece off the road, runs to her coffin, lifts the standards, I don’t know what she’s going to do. She was grabbed on the way. And police within two seconds. I caught him.”
early on friday, Charles III participated with my brother princess anne, prince andrew When prince andrew Mount a vigil around the Queen’s coffin.
prince harry When prince william He was present while the coffin was brought into the hall on Wednesday, September 14th.
Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral will take place on Monday 19th September, beginning in London and ending in Windsor where she will be buried.