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Saturday, 8 July 2017

Knife-wielding man tells police he wants to "kill Asian b******* who blew us up" to avenge Manchester Arena attack

A knife-wielding man was jailed after he was caught threatening to "kill Asian bit****" in revenge for the Manchester Arena suicide bombing.

On June 7, Christopher Gordon, 33, was seen with a knife and his face hidden with a balaclava in a park in south Manchester, which is heavily populated by the Asian community. As he brandished the knife, he made threats to kill Asians, and only dropped the weapon when an officer threatened to taser him...

The female police officer was able to foil his deadly plot after a jogger who saw him told the officer that "there’s a man down there with a knife wearing a balaclava".

Gordon, who works as a cleaner, was sentenced to 22 months by a judge who said the tragic and horrendous attack in Birchfields Park was no justification for his behaviour. The court was told Gordon dropped the knife but as he was arrested, said:

“I’m f****** sick of these b******* bombing our country, they need to be sorted out.”

Minutes earlier Gordon had phoned 999 and told the operator that he would "kill somebody" if police did not come and get him. He told them he was in Birchfields Park, that he had a black mask on and a knife, and said he was "going to kill the b******* who f****** blew us up".

Gordon later admitted making threats to kill and possessing a bladed article. He, however, denied being racist, said he had friends of different colours and that he did not plan to kill anybody. His defence barrister, Gwen Henshaw, said his action was because crises in his own life and the crisis in the city coincided, leaving him "confused, muddled and grief-stricken". She said he is horrified by his actions and doesn't quite know how he found himself in the park.

He was jailed as a court heard that racially-motivated hate crimes increased four-fold in the month following the May 22 terror attack which left 22 people dead, Mirror reports.


Anonymous said...

pls I don't really know where this fall into though I just need to pour out my heart to someone,I need a change of story in my life but things aren't working on well for me in life though I don't really know what the problem actually its. Everything I does in life its always at the late hours when my mates must have pass through that stage, I started working as a secretary immediately after my secondary education with the hope of saving to get into the university but all to no avail because whenever I save up it normally end up on one expense or the other or for feeding because things are that bad for me and my family. This was how I fortfeit going back to school due to lack of finance,though I have it in mind in learning a skill but no fund to even start up because as I am now my life its somehow in a confused stage . Most times I think about my life so deeply ,its this how am going to end up.I normally feel bad. Am tired of my life I just need to learn a skills so i can have my own business or am just thinking of opening a little business I can be doing but I don't know how I can manage raise such fund. I just need a change of story in my life, have suffered enough,at least things should work in my favor if not for anything at least for the sake of almighty God whom I serve. Please I need an assistant in learning a skills or to open something little doing and i need advice as well,maybe there is somewhere am missing out, please do not ignore my message. Have wasted so many years struggling with life and have not yet gotten anywhere,nothing to show for my struggles. Here is an email I can be reached

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Anonymous said...

Well! That his argument sounds similar to the typical Middle-Eastern extremists' argument. Their justification for evil is essential the same.
May God help us all

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