There have been ‘disgusting’ and ‘very real’ threats against Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, says senior law enforcement officer

Neil Basu, the UK’s former head of counter-terrorism, sat down for an interview with UK’s Channel 4 News. He discussed keeping the royal family safe and confirmed that there had been many threats against Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s lives while they were living in the UK. Here’s what Basu had to say about the “disgusting” and “very real” threats made to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

Neil Basu says there have been “disgusting” and “very real” threats against Meghan and Harry

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle stand side by side during the walk after the death of Queen Elizabeth II.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle | Chris Jackson/Getty Images

Channel 4 News described Basu as holding “one of the most challenging jobs in the country”. According to the station, 600 terrorists were convicted during his tenure. Basu was also responsible for protecting the royal family. Asked how he would describe the threats against Meghan and Harry, Basu says they are “disgusting and very real”.

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