Scottish police make three arrests over protests following queen’s dying By Reuters

© Reuters. Law enforcement officials stand exterior the St. Giles’ Cathedral, following the dying of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, in Edinburgh, Scotland, Britain September 12, 2022. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

LONDON (Reuters) -Scottish police stated that they had made three arrests in Edinburgh referring to breaches of the peace – inflicting a disturbance – on Sunday and Monday as Queen Elizabeth’s coffin was moved across the metropolis.

Elizabeth died on Thursday in her vacation house at Balmoral, within the Scottish Highlands, on the age of 96 after a 70-year reign, plunging the nation into mourning.

Up to now, her dying has seen a whole lot of 1000’s of mourners line the streets to view her hearse because it travels across the nation, largely drawing tears, applause or sombre reflection.

A 22-year previous lady, who had been pictured holding an anti-monarchy signal, and a 74-year previous man who had been arrested individually on Sunday had been charged with breaching the peace.

The third, a 22-year previous man arrested on Monday alongside the route of the procession of the queen’s coffin by way of Edinburgh, has but to be charged.

Reuters couldn’t confirm the circumstances round any of the arrests.

On Monday, footage of a hearse carrying the queen’s coffin, adopted on foot by her youngsters, confirmed one protester heckling her son Prince Andrew, earlier than being pulled from the group by a person. He was then separated from the group by cops.

Individually, a 45-year-old man was briefly arrested in Oxford after a disturbance in the course of the county proclamation ceremony of King Charles, Thames Valley Police stated. Media reported he had shouted “who elected him?” because the proclamation was learn out.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.