the Perpetrator behind a deadly attack on two mosques in New Zealand last year, will represent himself during sentencing to august.
The state judge Cameron Mander on Monday.
In march, australian Brenton Tarrant guilty of 51 kills and 40 attempted murder and committing a terrorist attack in Christchurch 15. march of last year.
- The accused wishes to exercise his right to represent himself, says Cameron Mander.
He adds, that he has given Brenton Tarrants lawyers allowed to withdraw, after he has been assured that the Tarrant understand his rights.
Tarrants sentencing begins 24. august. The hearing is expected to take three days.
Coronaviruspandemien has postponed the sentencing, as several relatives have been prevented from coming to New Zealand.
The radical right-old australian is accused of having killed 51 persons and for attempting to kill another 40. In addition, he is accused of having violated the New Zealand terrorist legislation.
the Maximum penalties for such offences is life imprisonment.
Brenton Tarrant recorded during the attack a 17 minutes long video, which was posted directly on Facebook and showed men, women and children who were shot at point-blank range during the islamic.
Shortly before the attack had Tarrant published a 74-page manifesto, in which he described his far-right views.
Tarrant, has referred to himself as a 'regular white guy' inspired by the Norway mass-murderer Anders Behring Breivik.
Several people had feared that the 29-year-old Tarrant would use the trial as a platform to spread hateful messages.
But now, Tarrant has admitted his misdeeds, it becomes no longer necessary to a six weeks long trial, he was put up to.