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Queen Windsor Castle intruder faces Treason Act 1842

Queen's Windsor Castle was intruded by Jaswant Singh Chail

By Web Desk
August 03, 2022
Queen Windsor Castle intruder faces Treason Act 1842
Queen Windsor Castle intruder faces Treason Act 1842

Queen Windsor Castle security violator   is being penalised.

Jaswant Singh Chail, 20, has faced three charges under the Treason Act for breaking into Queen's residence in December 2021.

Scotland Yard said Mr Chail will be penalised under Section 2 of the Treason Act, 1842, which is "discharging or aiming firearms, or throwing or using any offensive matter or weapon, with intent to injure or alarm her Majesty".

Meanwhile, Met has been authorised to charge Mr Chail "after he was arrested in the grounds of Windsor Castle on 25 December, 2021 carrying a crossbow".

He added: "Mr Chail has been charged with making threats to kill, possession of an offensive weapon and an offence under the 1842 Treason Act.

"The Crown Prosecution Service reminds all concerned that criminal proceedings against Mr Chail are active and that he has the right to a fair trial."