Police name two London Bridge attackers
- Author: Zachary Reyes Jun 06, 2017,
Jun 06, 2017, 18:55
Transport for London (TfL) confirmed Butt worked for London Underground for just under six months as a trainee customer services assistant, leaving in October a year ago. Transport for London confirmed he worked for London Underground in customer services before leaving last October.
Scotland Yard says he also used the name Rachid Elkhdar, as well as a different date of birth which made him five years younger.
Twelve people were arrested after the attack.
One neighbour, who did not want to be named, said he stared angrily whenever he saw women cycling on the estate.
But a parent also told us that she confronted him and asked him not to speak to her children any more - fearful they were being radicalised.
The political tempo picked up again Monday with May saying opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is unfit to handle security and Brexit.
The news raises questions about the police's judgment and increases pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May, who three days before a national election is facing criticism for overseeing cuts to police during her years as interior minister. He was not known to the police.
A woman from Brisbane reportedly became separated from her friends on London Bridge, according to The Sydney Morning Herald.
Campaigning resumed yesterday after being suspended for a day out of respect for the victims. "Her generosity, kind spirit and huge heart for her work in responding to issues of addictions and homelessness at the center inspired us all".
Chief Constable of Cambridgeshire Police Alec Wood said there would continue to be a heightened visible policing presence across the county.
But May has insisted London police were happy with their resources and counter-terrorism budgets have been protected.
He denied he was stoking up a feud which went back to 2016, when the mayor described the then presidential candidate's calls for a ban on Muslim entry into the U.S. as "ignorant".
Thirty-four people have died and around 200 injured in the three attacks since March.
Mr Trump hit back, however, tweeting : "Pathetic excuse by London Mayor Sadiq Khan who had to think fast on his "no reason to be alarmed" statement".
"He used to be friendly but suddenly. he wasn't acting as normal".
The Amaq news agency, which is affiliated with the IS group, said the attacks were carried out by "a detachment of fighters from Islamic State".
This is what we know about the attackers.
He is also alleged to have been an associate of radical hate preacher Anjem Choudary. Al-Muhajiroun has been linked to Michael Adebolajo, one of the men convicted of slaying British soldier Lee Rigby near a military barracks in southeast London in 2013.
Mohammed Shafiq, head of the Ramadhan Foundation think tank, said he was verbally abused by Butt in 2013 outside the British parliament.
Authorities have said the London attack was apparently unconnected to the Manchester bombing.
Police arrested 12 people in London's Barking district following the attack, though one was later released. Butt did not fall into this category when they last investigated him.
In his neighbourhood in east London, Butt was known as Abu Zaitun - or Abu for short.
Crowds gathered by London's beloved Tower Bridge on Monday - many Muslims among them - to grieve for the victims of the city's second attack in three months.
Italian-Morrocan Youssef Zaghba is believed to be the third attacker. "We need to be more robust in identifying and stamping out extremism in public service and across society... it's time to say enough is enough". "I could see them from my window".