Following an investigation by the Met Police Counter Terrorism Command, a man has been charged with offences in relation to an incident within the grounds of Windsor Castle on Christmas Day last year.

Jaswant Singh Chail, 20 (17.01.02), from Southampton, was charged on Tuesday 2 August with:

– An offence under section 2 of the Treason Act, 1842;

– Threats to kill (contrary to section 16 of the Offences Against the Person Act 1861);

– Possession of an offensive weapon (contrary to section 1 of the Prevention of Crime Act 1953).

He is currently detained ahead of an appearance at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, 17 August.