Westminster automobile crash: Suspect seems in courtroom

Court sketch of Salih Khater Image copyright Elizabeth Cook/PA

A PERSON accused of tried murder after a automobile crashed outside the houses of Parliament has seemed in court.

Salih Khater, 29, is said to have swerved his automotive into cyclists and pedestrians before using in opposition to police and crashing right into a barrier.

Three other people had been injured in the incident on 14 August, that is being treated by prosecutors as terrorism.

Mr Khater, from Birmingham, appeared at Westminster Magistrates Court Docket charged with counts of tried murder.

A UK national at first from Sudan, Mr Khater is charged with one count of attempting to homicide persons outside Parliament and a 2d count of trying to murder law enforcement officials.

Police mentioned his case was once being treated as terrorism as a result of the site, methodology and alleged concentrated on of civilians and cops.

Mr Khater, of Highgate Street, was once remanded in custody. His subsequent court look might be on the Old Bailey on 31 August.

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Media captionThe automobile can also be observed crashing right into a barrier

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