A man found on the grounds of England’s Windsor Castle on Christmas Day in 2021 has pleaded guilty to threatening to kill the late Queen Elizabeth.
Man pleads guilty to threatening to kill late Queen
A man has admitted trying to harm the Queen after being caught on the grounds of Windsor Castle with a loaded crossbow.
Jaswant Singh Chail, 21, pleaded guilty to three charges including an offence under the Treason Act during a hearing at the Old Bailey in London on Friday.
The most serious charge under Section Two of the Treason Act said that “on December 25, 2021 at Windsor Castle, near to the person of the Queen, you did wilfully produce or have a loaded crossbow with intent to use the same to injure the person of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second, or to alarm her Majesty”.
He was also charged with making a threat to kill the Queen and having a loaded crossbow, an offensive weapon, in a public place.