Student caught with hunting knife at the embassy

A Chinese student who tried to enter the US Embassy with a hunting knife has been jailed for eight weeks. Shengjia Lin, 21, was stopped by security with the five serrated inch blade at the embassy in Grosvenor Square in Mayfair, London on October 19 this year. An X-Ray machine at the security check point picked up the sheathed weapon, Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard. When detained by embassy staff Lin told them: ‘It is for my personal protection.’ ‘When the…

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