Pensioner Planned Royal Attack With Horse Faeces

The pensioner who was grabbed by New Zealand police yesterday as he prepared to attack Charles and Camilla intended to coat them with horse manure he had watered down to be 'like a porridge' he told a court yesterday.

Castislav Bracanov, 76, appeared before Auckland city's district court last night where he was released on bail and ordered not to go within 500 yards of the couple.

Bracanov said he was protesting against people born into privilege.

"I went to get a bag of horse manure and I make it liquid, like a porridge, and then ... bam!" the Sun reported that he said in court, while making a throwing motion with his arms.

He added: "I'd have done it.