Britain’s Queen Elizabeth watches a military ceremony to mark her official birthday at Windsor Castle in June 2021. Photo: AFP
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth watches a military ceremony to mark her official birthday at Windsor Castle in June 2021. Photo: AFP
Royalty

UK man charged under Treason Act over crossbow threat to Queen Elizabeth

  • Jaswant Singh Chail, 20, was arrested while armed with the weapon at Windsor Castle, where the monarch was spending Christmas Day
  • It is extremely rare for charges to be brought under this particular 180-year-old treason law

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth watches a military ceremony to mark her official birthday at Windsor Castle in June 2021. Photo: AFP
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth watches a military ceremony to mark her official birthday at Windsor Castle in June 2021. Photo: AFP
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