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Anti-Israel protester threatens to ‘murder’ lawmakers at CA city council meeting

An anti-Israel demonstrator was arrested at a City Council meeting in Bakersfield, California, after allegedly making death threats against members of Congress.

In the forum’s public comment section, protester Ridhi Patel, who identifies as non-binary, called Mayor Karen Go and City Council members “murderous” over the decision to install metal detectors at City Hall amid anti-Israel protests. “I will,” he threatened.

“You guys want to criminalize us with metal detectors? Let’s meet at your house and we’ll kill you,” Patel raged, KGET report.


Mr Patel threatened to “kill” Mayor Karen Goh and other councilors over the decision to install metal detectors at City Hall. Bakersfield The Sound of Something Better

Mr Patel, 28, also slammed MPs who refused to support a ceasefire resolution over the war between Israel and Hamas.

According to “You are all terrible people and Jesus would probably have killed you himself. I hope someday someone will come with a guillotine and kill all your mothers–yes!” , Patel reportedly yelled. bakersfieldnow.com.

After speaking, Mr Goh told Mr Patel that his harrowing remarks were a “threat” and had police escort him from the room.

Police arrested and charged Patel with 18 crimes, including making terroristic threats, threatening state officials and recording inmate bookings. show.

They are currently being held on $1 million bail.

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