Man, 29, charged after MoD police 'confronted with knife'

18 April 2022, 18:30 | Updated: 19 April 2022, 10:06

A man has been charged after the incident in Westminster
A man has been charged after the incident in Westminster . Picture: LBC

By Emma Soteriou

A man has been charged with attempted grievous bodily harm and possession of a knife after allegedly confronting police at Horse Guards Parade.

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Prashanth Kandaiah, 29, of Mellion Close, Thamesmead, south east London, will appear at Westminster Magistrates Court on Tuesday.

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He allegedly approached two Ministry of Defence Police officers in Horse Guards Parade at around 8.50am on Monday.

Police officers used a Taser and restrained the man before placing him under arrest.

Kandaiah has been charged with attempted section 18 grievous bodily harm and possession of a pointed/bladed article.

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