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Man appears in court charged with stabbing prayer leader at London mosque

Daniel Horton, of no fixed abode, is accused of grievous bodily harm and possession of a bladed article.

A man is detained by police at the mosque. Pic: @SLDN95
Image: Police were called to London Central Mosque in Regent's Park on Thursday. Pic: @SLDN95
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微信斗牛要从哪里拉人a 29-year-old man has appeared in court charged with stabbing a prayer leader at a london mosque.

raafat maglad, 70, was attacked during afternoon prayers at london central mosque in regent's park on thursday.

Muslim prayer leader Raafat Maglad arrives at the London Central Mosque, near Regent's Park, north London, where a man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder on Thursday after police were called to reports of a stabbing.
Image: Raafat Maglad returned to the mosque less than 24 hours after being attacked

daniel horton, of no fixed abode, has been charged with grievous bodily harm and possession of a bladed article.

he spoke only to confirm his name and date of birth, and to state his nationality as british, when he appeared at westminster magistrates' court on saturday.

微信斗牛要从哪里拉人horton was remanded in custody by district judge nina tempia to appear at southwark crown court on 20 march.

mr maglad was taken to hospital with stab wounds but was later discharged, returning to the mosque for friday prayers less than 24 hours after being attacked.

wearing a sling to support his right arm and surrounded by security, mr maglad told reporters on friday: "i feel okay. this is my fate."

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Police officers outside the main entrance to the London Central Mosque near Regent's Park, North London, after morning prayers. PA Photo. Picture date: Friday February 21, 2020. A man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder on Thursday after they were called to reports of a stabbing at the Regent's Park mosque. See PA story POLICE Mosque. Photo credit should read: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire
Image: London Central Mosque is one of the country's largest and can hold 5,000 worshippers

mayor of london sadiq khan visited the mosque on friday in a show of support for mr maglad.

mr khan said shortly after the incident that "every londoner is entitled to feel safe in their place of worship and i want to reassure london's communities that acts of violence in our city will not be tolerated".

he said extra police officers would be deployed in the area.

微信斗牛要从哪里拉人prime minister boris johnson said he was "deeply saddened" at the attack, adding: "it's so awful that this should happen, especially in a place of worship."

微信斗牛要从哪里拉人scotland yard has previously said it is not treating the stabbing as terror-related.

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