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MetiNews.Com - The convicted murderer who helped to stop the terror attack on London Bridge last November is set to have his sentence cut after an intervention by the Queen. Steven Gallant, 42, was on day release at the event for reformed prisoners in Fishmonger’s Hall when Usman Khan began stabbing people. Armed only with a narwhal tusk , Mr Gallant helped to restrain Mr Khan, who had two

Uk news Killer who fended off London Bridge terrorist up for early release London news

MetiNews.Com - The convicted murderer who helped to stop the terror attack on London Bridge last November is set to have his sentence cut after an intervention by the Queen. Steven Gallant, 42, was on day release at the event for reformed prisoners in Fishmonger’s Hall when Usman Khan began stabbing people. Armed only with a narwhal tusk , Mr Gallant helped to restrain Mr Khan, who had two

Uk news  Killer who fended off London Bridge terrorist up for early release London news
18 October 2020 - 12:15

Breaking News ! The convicted murderer who helped to stop the terror attack on London Bridge last November is set to have his sentence cut after an intervention by the Queen. Steven Gallant, 42, was on day release at the event for reformed prisoners in Fishmonger’s Hall when Usman Khan began stabbing people. Armed only with a narwhal tusk , Mr Gallant helped to restrain Mr Khan, who had two knives and was wearing a fake suicide vest. The terrorist was then shot dead by police. Jack Merrit, 25, and 23-year-old Saskia Jones – both part of the Learning Together scheme to help prisoners access education – were killed in Mr Khan's attack, and several others were wounded. London Bridge terror attack victims (left) Jack Merritt, 25, of Cottenham, Cambridgeshire and (right) Saskia Jones, 23, of Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire (PA) It was Gallant’s first time out on licence after being jailed for life with a minimum term of 17 years in 2005 for murdering a firefighter in Hull. The Ministry of Justice revealed on Saturday that the Queen had employed the rarely used “Royal Prerogative of Mercy” to bring Gallant’s case before the parole board 10 months early. The Queen used the power on the advice of Lord Chancellor Robert Buckland. A spokesman for the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) said: “The Lord Chancellor has granted Steven Gallant a Royal Prerogative of Mercy reducing his minimum tariff of 10 months in recognition of his exceptionally brave actions at Fishmongers’ Hall, which helped save people’s lives despite the tremendous risk to his own.” Two people were killed and several others wounded in the London Bridge attack (AFP via Getty Images) The final decision rests with the parole board, but it is unlikely Gallant will be denied his freedom. It is understood he has been a model prisoner and has expressed remorse for his crimes. He has not faced any punishment or loss of privileges for the past 10 years. Jack Merritt’s father David, 55, welcomed the "fantastic" news. Vigil for victims of London Bridge terror attack 64 show all Vigil for victims of London Bridge terror attack 1/64 Reuters 2/64 PA 3/64 PA 4/64 Getty Images 5/64 Getty Images 6/64 Getty Images 7/64 Getty Images 8/64 PA 9/64 PA 10/64 PA 11/64 PA 12/64 Reuters 13/64 Reuters 14/64 PA 15/64 PA 16/64 PA 17/64 Reuters 18/64 AFP via Getty Images 19/64 PA 20/64 AP 21/64 AP 22/64 PA 23/64 Reuters 24/64 Getty Images 25/64 PA 26/64 Getty Images 27/64 PA 28/64 REUTERS 29/64 PA 30/64 PA 31/64 PA 32/64 PA 33/64 PA 34/64 PA 35/64 PA 36/64 Jeremy Selwyn 37/64 Jeremy Selwyn 38/64 Jeremy Selwyn 39/64 Jeremy Selwyn 40/64 Jeremy Selwyn 41/64 Jeremy Selwyn 42/64 People leave floral tributes Jeremy Selwyn 43/64 Jeremy Selwyn 44/64 Jeremy Selwyn 45/64 Jeremy Selwyn 46/64 Jeremy Selwyn 47/64 SplashNews.

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