Man charged with threatening to kill PM Jacinda Ardern

Man charged with threatening to kill PM Jacinda Ardern

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A 30-year-old man has been charged with threatening to kill the Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern.

He is an Auckland based resident and was due to appear at the Manukau District Court today but did not due to an injury.

The next appearance will occur on May 7, but he remains in custody without entering a plea.

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thisquality understands that name suppression for the man was granted on Tuesday in Counties Manukau.

A mental health assessment was underway following accusations that fall under a category level of three, resulting in a maximum penalty of seven years in prison.

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