Man Who Drove Van Into London Mosque Worshippers Jailed For 43 Years

Source: Huffington Post

Darren Osborne was found guilty of murder after the jury took less than an hour to reach their verdict.

METROPOLITAN POLICE/HANDOUT VIA REUTERS
Darren Osborne, who has been convicted of murder and attempted murder after he carried out an attack outside Finsbury Park Mosque in London, is seen in an undated photo supplied by Metropolitan Police on February 1.

A British man found guilty of murder after he drove a van into Muslim worshippers outside a London mosque last June, leaving one dead and injuring many more, was jailed for life on Friday and told he would serve at least 43 years behind bars.

Darren Osborne became obsessed with Muslims after watching a BBC TV drama about a child sex abuse scandal involving British Pakistani men and just weeks later carried out the attack in Finsbury Park, north London.

The 48-year-old killed Makram Ali, 51, and injured 12 others, two seriously. He was found guilty on Thursday of murder and attempted murder after the jury took less than an hour to reach their verdict.

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