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High security in Christchurch as mosque gunman faces sentencing – The Guardian

Heavily armed police are stationed on both sides of the high court building, which has been barricaded off from the street

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The city of Christchurch is under high security as the sentencing of the Australian gunman convicted of killing 51 people in the nations worst peacetime massacre gets underway.
Brenton Tarrant, 29, was flown in to the city on an air force Hercules plane on Sunday, flanked by unprecedented levels of security for a prisoner in New Zealand.
On Monday morning, heavily armed police were stationed on both sides of the Christchurch high court building, which has been barricaded off from the street, w…

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