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New Zealand mosque shooter Brenton Tarrant sentenced to life without parole

It was the first time a court in New Zealand had sentenced a person to prison for the rest of their life

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Christchurch High Court Judge Cameron Mander said Tarrant had shown no remorse and that no matter how long he spent in prison it would not be long enough to atone for his crimes

Praveen Menon | Reuters Wellington
A New Zealand judge sentenced white supremacist Brenton Tarrant to life in prison without parole on Thursday for killing 51 Muslim worshippers in the country's deadliest shooting, saying the sentence was not enough punishment for the "wicked" crimes.
 
It was the first time a court in New Zealand had sentenced a person to prison for the rest of their life.
 
Christchurch High Court Judge Cameron Mander said Tarrant had shown no remorse and that no matter how long he spent in prison it would not be long enough to atone for his crimes.
 
"Your crimes...are so wicked that even if
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First Published: Aug 28 2020 | 1:52 AM IST

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