LONDON (Reuters) - The London Bridge attack pushed law and order towards the top of the British political agenda with days to go before a snap election, after police said the assailant had previously been convicted of terrorism offences but freed early from prison.
Usman Khan, wearing a fake suicide vest and wielding knives, went on the rampage at a conference on criminal rehabilitation beside London Bridge killing two people. The 28-year old Briton was wrestled to the ground by bystanders then shot dead by police.
Police said that Khan had been convicted in 2012 for his part to blow up the London Stock Exchange. He was released in December 2018 subject to conditions.