Name suppression lifted for officers A & B

Police are now in the position to name the two officers involved in the arrest of the alleged gunman responsible for the attacks on the Al Noor and Linwood Mosques on March 15.

The two officers who apprehended the alleged gunman were Senior Constable Jim Manning and Senior Constable Scott Carmody of Canterbury District.

The name suppression order has been lifted by the court today.

“This was an extraordinary event and we want to acknowledge the victims of this tragedy,” say Senior Constables Manning and Carmody.

/NZ Police Public Release. View in full here.