Steven Gallant is a convicted murderer who has been awarded the Queen’s pardon after he thwarted a terror attack on the London bridge. He was serving time ins a prison for the murder of a fireman in 2005 but has received a 10-month reduction via a Queen’s pardon.
Gallant showed bravery as he confronted Usman Khan who went on a stabbing spree in 2019. One of the stabbed victim’s families, who later died, has given their support for the pardon of Steven Gallant.
10 Facts About Steven Gallant
Steven Gallant is 42 years old as of October 2020 according to this source. He was 27 years old when he was sentenced.
He has become a hero after stopping terrorist Usman Khan.
The two were together on a prison rehabilitation visit when Khan attacked and killed the visit organizers Jack Merritt, 25, and Saskia Jones, 23 in 2019.
Jack was one of Gallant’s closes friends in prison and he had a connection to him.
Gallant was instrumental in stopping the London Bridge stabber. Due to his heroic actions, he has been awarded a Queen’s pardon which will reduce his sentence by 10 months.
Talking about his prison sentence, Steven Gallant was handed a minimum 17-year sentence for being one of the two men convicted of killing Barrie Jackson.
In 2020, the murdered firefighter’s son 21-year-old Mr.Jackson said that he feels, Steven had done his time and might have been rehabilitated.
Khan was shot dead by the police later on but Steven’s actions prevented him from taking more lives.
Gallant’s Wikipedia page does not exist but you can read all about him in this article.
Similarly, he also does not have an Instagram account but many people have shared the heroic actions of the prisoner on social media.