2 people denied bail for sharing N.Z. mosque shooting video, 4 others in court

2 people denied bail for sharing N.Z. mosque shooting video, 4 others in court

Six people appeared in a New Zealand court Monday on charges they illegally redistributed the video a gunman livestreamed as he shot worshippers at t

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Six people appeared in a New Zealand court Monday on charges they illegally redistributed the video a gunman livestreamed as he shot worshippers at two mosques last month.Christchurch District Court Judge Stephen O’Driscoll denied bail to businessman Philip Arps and an 18-year-old suspect who both were taken into custody in March. The four others are not in custody.READ MORE: ‘You just want to be prepared’: Why some Muslim Canadian women are taking up self-defenceThe charge of supplying or distributing objectionable material carries a penalty of up to 14 years imprisonment. Arps, 44, is scheduled to next appear in court via video link on April 26.The 18-year-old suspect is charged with sharing the livestream video and a still image of the Al Noor mosque with the words “target acquired.” He will reappear in court on July 31 when electronically monitored bail will be considered.New Zealand’s new gun ban in effect less than a month after mosque shootings

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