One person was arrested at 10pm London time on Friday (16/9). Touching the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II. Police said the suspect was in line. Already inside Westminster HallAfter running, he crossed the hurdles and climbed the steps and reached the place where the Lord’s body was.
Immediately, the police and security forces arrested the man.
“The Parliamentary and Diplomatic Security Command has detained a man at Westminster Hall following a disturbance,” a statement from Scotland Yard confirmed, adding that the man had been “arrested for an offense under the Public Order Act and is currently in custody”.
Hours before the incident, King Charles III, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward attended a vigil at the scene.
It was the second serious incident during Elizabeth II’s funeral in London. A man accused of raping two women has appeared in court People waiting in line to pay their respects to the queen.
The accused is identified as Adio Adeshine and is 19 years old. “While waiting in line at Victoria Tower Gardens, he exposed himself and pushed mourners from behind,” reported British portal Express. The episode took place on Wednesday (14/9).
“Music geek. Coffee lover. Devoted food scholar. Web buff. Passionate internet guru.”