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Man in Court After Allegedly Carrying Loaded Crossbow to ‘Kill the Queen’

Journalists film a van thought o be transporting Jaswant Singh Chail arriving at Westminster Magistrates' Court, in London, on Aug.17.

Journalists film a van thought o be transporting Jaswant Singh Chail arriving at Westminster Magistrates' Court, in London, on Aug.17.

Photographer: Carlos Jasso/AFP/Getty Images

A former supermarket worker has appeared in court charged under the Treason Act after allegedly carrying a loaded crossbow into the grounds of Windsor Castle "to kill the Queen".

Jaswant Singh Chail, 20, was held on Christmas Day last year close to the Queen's private residence, with a line of sight to her apartments, where she was at the time.