Teen pleads guilty to possessing mosque shoooting video

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A 17-year-old has pleaded guilty to possessing a copy of the video of the Christchurch mosque shootings.

The teenager, who has interim name suppression, entered his plea in the Thames District Court this afternoon.

The Chief Censor has classified the footage and a publication reportedly written by the man accused of the shootings as objectionable.

Knowingly possessing or sharing objectionable material carries a prison term of up to 14 years.

The 17-year-old was remanded on bail for sentencing at the end of next month.