Teen pleads guilty at Thames District Court to possessing mosque shooting video
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Posted August 14, 2019
A teenager, who has interim name suppression, entered a guilty plea to possessing a copy of the video of the Christchurch mosque shootings in the Thames District Court yesterday afternoon.
The 17-year-old was remanded on bail for sentencing at the end of next month, September.
The Chief Censor has classified the footage and a publication reportedly written by the man accused of the shootings as objectionable.
Knowingly possessing or sharing objectionable material carries a prison term of up to 14 years.