A man accused of terrorism offenses had three copies of the 2019 mass shootings New Zealand On his phone, the court heard.
The iPhone, belonging to Sam Imrie, 24, also has several images that glorify the shooter, Brenton Tarrant, With words like “Saint Tarrant” and “Hail Tarrant”.
White Tarrant was sentenced to life in prison without parole after two mosque shootings in August last year that killed 51 people and wounded 40 others.
Giving testimony on Wednesday, Edinburgh’s Detective Constable Murray Cairns, an organized crime and counterterrorism unit, described the attack’s scenes as “horrific”.
He told the court: [Tarrant] Carried out the shooting of the attack. They first streamed it live, copied it and then went huge on the internet.
Asked to explain the video, he said: “It is horrible.
“You see him getting a weapon from his car, you go to the Islamic center, you can see people walking towards him and he starts shooting, he kills them. You see him go from room to room, back to his vehicle.
“It’s graphic. You see him deciding when to fire and when not to fire.”
Mr Imri has been accused of posting statements on the social media platform Telegram, which he set out to attack Fife Islamic Center at Glenroths, Fife.
A 24-year-old teenager is accused of planning to stream live footage of “one incident”.
DC Cairns told the Edinburgh High Court on July 31 2019 that the files were retrieved from the accused’s phone.
The pictures were shown to the court from the accused’s Facebook page. The cover photo of his profile is described as Adolf Hitler in court, standing in front of a microphone and addressing people.
His biography reads: “Watching Muslims suffer” and several signs of “right-wing Nazism” are also on the page.
DC Cairns said a post that said “1488” could be described in two parts.
Number 14 relates to a sentence in the book Mein Kampf, written by Adolf Hitler, that “we must ensure the fate of our people and the future of white children”.
This is related to “modern neo-Nazi movements,” he said.
The number 88 can be read as “HH” or “Heal Hitler,” the numbers were “transferred to letters,” he said.
Among other charges, Imri is accused of possessing a picture of neo-Nazi, anti-Muslim and anti-Muslim material, including indecent images of children, extreme pornography and a human corpse.
He is also charged with driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol in July 2019.
He denies nine allegations against him, three of which fall under the Terrorism Act.
The trial continues.
Additional report by PA