Both Victims of London Bridge Attack Graduated From Cambridge University

Both Victims of London Bridge Attack Graduated From Cambridge University

One of the three further people injured in the London Bridge incident has now been able to return home.

In a statement, they said: "She was intent on living life to the full and had a wonderful thirst for knowledge, enabling her to be the best she could be".

Johnson said if he won the December 12 election he would invest more money in the prison system and make sentences tougher.

The attacker - convicted terrorist Usman Khan, 28 - had been released from prison on licence past year.

Jack Merritt was the course co-ordinator for Learning Together, the education initiative run by the University of Cambridge's Institute of Criminology.

"A man and woman who died following the terrorist attack near to London Bridge on Friday, 29 November have been formally identified as Jack Merritt, 25, of Cottenham, Cambridgeshire and Saskia Jones, 23, of Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire".

Toby Williamson, chief executive of the conference venue where the rampage began, said many of his workers helped save lives when they leapt into action and fought back against Khan. R.I.P. Jack: "you were a attractive spirit who always took the side of the underdog".

Among the three people injured in the attack, it has been confirmed that one was a staff member of the University of Cambridge.

The Fishmongers' Hall boss whose staff bravely faced down knife-wielding terrorist Usman Khan has revealed how Polish chef Lukasz engaged in brutal hand-to-hand combat with the killer for more than a minute after hearing guests scream.

Mr Merritt's father David wrote on Twitter: "My son, Jack, who was killed in this attack, would not wish his death to be used as the pretext for more draconian sentences or for detaining people unnecessarily".

It is the second time that London Bridge has been caught up in a terror attack in recent years.

The sentence was quashed at the Court of Appeal in April 2013 and he was given a determinate 16-year jail term, with a five-year extended licence period, under legislation which meant he was released automatically halfway through the sentence.

Mr Johnson told BBC One's The Andrew Marr Show that the other individuals were now "being properly invigilated to make sure there is no threat" and called the convicted terrorist's release from prison "repulsive".

Mr Corbyn, campaigning in his Islington North constituency, said convicted terrorists should have to serve a "significant proportion" of their jail sentences, and should only be released when they have been properly rehabilitated and present no threat to the public.

The force has said there is no information to suggest he was involved in Khan's attack at London Bridge.

The prime minister added that he's going to take steps to ensure people who commit serious violent acts are not released early in the future.

The 28-year-old was part of an al-Qa'ida-inspired terror group and was convicted of terror offences in 2012. Two people remain in a stable condition and continue to receive care in hospital.



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