It was announced in New Zealand today, Friday, local time, that the verdict will be issued next August against the perpetrator of the bloody attack on two mosques in the city of Christ Church more than a year ago.
Last March, the Australian perpetrator of the two attacks pleaded guilty to 51 counts of murder, 40 attempted murders and a terrorist attack.
Judge Cameron Mander issued a note today, Friday (local time), setting the date for the pronouncement on August 24.
The judgment hearing is expected to take three days.
Mander said that restrictions to curb the outbreak of the Corona epidemic led to the postponement of the judgment, as the victims and their families were unable to enter the country.
"I also know that many of the victims found that the long court procedures were exhausting and frustrating."
He said the victims wanted the verdict to be issued as soon as possible.
Fifty-one people were killed and dozens injured in shootings in two mosques in Christ Church, on March 15, 2019.

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