New Zealand police arrest man over video offences, remind public not to share mosque shooting footage

New Zealand police arrest man over video offences, remind public not to share mosque shooting footage

A New Zealand man is facing charges as police continue to ask the public not to share video of the Christchurch terrorist attack.Story continues below

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A New Zealand man is facing charges as police continue to ask the public not to share video of the Christchurch terrorist attack.Story continues below

New Zealand Police said Sunday that a 22-year-old man has been charged under New Zealand’s Films Videos and Publications Classification Act, under which is it an offence to possess “an objectionable publication.”READ MORE: Bodies of victims remain in police custody following New Zealand mosque attackPolice did not give the man’s name, nor did they outline charges or specify the allegations. The man is set to appear in court on Monday.Police said he was arrested in the initial stages of the attack investigation, but is not believed to have been involved. On Friday, a gunman carried out attacks at two mosques in Christchurch, killing 50 people.Brenton Tarrant, 28, has been charged with murder and is expected to face further charges.The shootings were live-streamed online.WATCH: Christchurch prepares for burials as victims’ friends, families wait for release of bodies

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