The body of London Bridge terrorist Usman Khan has been released by the City of London coroner and has been flown to Pakistan
Officials at Islamabad International Airport confirmed that the 28-year-old’s body had been flown out on Thursday afternoon and arrived in Pakistan on Friday morning.
Khan: killed two cambridge graduates
Khan attacked five people, killing two Cambridge graduates, while armed with two kitchen knives and wearing a fake suicide vest.
He was tackled by several brave bystanders on London Bridge before being shot dead by police at point-blank range.
A cousin of the convicted terrorist told Sky News that Khan’s parents and other close family members would bury the killer in their home village in Kashmir.
The cousin added that the parents wanted to keep the burial ‘low key’ and that ‘they don’t want to bury him in the UK’ because they were ‘scared’.
On Tuesday, the family of Khan said in a short statement issued through the Metropolitan Police: ‘We are saddened and shocked by what Usman has done.
‘We totally condemn his actions and we wish to express our condolences to the families of the victims that have died and wish a speedy recovery to all of the injured.
‘We would like to request privacy for our family at this difficult time.’
The London Bridge killer was a convicted terrorist who had been a member of an al Qaida-inspired group that plotted to blow up the London Stock Exchange.
The 28-year-old killed the two Cambridge graduates and injured three other people in his knife rampage before being shot dead, wearing a mock suicide vest, last Friday.
He had been living in Stafford after he was released from prison on licence in December 2018.
Khan was charged with conspiracy to cause explosions and other terrorism offences in late December 2010, along with eight others.
On February 1 2012, the nine pleaded guilty to various terrorist offences, with four admitting an al Qaida-inspired plot to detonate a bomb at the London Stock Exchange.