Romana Didullo, a prominent Canadian QAnon figure with a purported history of encouraging her followers to shoot health care workers, was detained by the RCMP’s national security team in Victoria, BC.
Didulo, who often refers to herself as the “Queen of Canada”, said in a YouTube video that the RCMP’s Integrated National-Security Enforcement Team (INSET) served her with a search warrant and told her that Being detained under BC’s Mental Health Act. ,
The Justice of the Peace for the Victoria Court Registry confirmed that an RCMP search warrant had been issued on 27 November for the address linked to Didulo.
Based in B.C., Didulo has followed more than 73,000 people on the encrypted messaging app Telegram, where he has reportedly asked health care workers to be shot. Canadian Anti-Hate Network, The anti-hate network also alleged that it encouraged its followers to target a wide range of people involved with the COVID-19 response, including politicians, government employees, journalists and teachers.
Granthshala News has not independently verified that Didulo made the alleged threat.
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According to Didulo, officers arrived at his home on November 27, when he allegedly told his followers to “shoot to kill” all health care workers involved with administering the COVID-19 vaccine.
“They called my name and said ‘Open this door or we’re going to break it,'” she said in a YouTube video. “I was handcuffed and escorted by several officers.”
Didulo said in the video that the officers who arrested him were “very caring and courteous” and that he was taken to the Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria for a mental examination.
Under a section of B.C.’s Mental Health Act, police can issue a warrant to arrest and detain someone for up to 48 hours for a mental health evaluation.
At the hospital, she said she was seen by doctors who questioned her about her mental health and whether she was under the influence of any drugs or alcohol. She said a doctor told her she was not “certified” and would be released.
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“If I were to disappear next time, you know I would be with the National Unified National-Security Enforcement Team,” she said in the video, holding a business card belonging to an RCMP officer.
BC RCMP spokesperson Staff Sgt. Janelle Shohte said Mounties could not confirm whether Didullo was arrested or any details of her account.
“Only in the event that an investigation results in criminal charges, will the RCMP confirm its investigation, the nature of any allegations,” Shoheth said in an email. “Given the above, we are not in a position to confirm.”
Didulo could not be reached for comment.
The so-called “Queen of Canada” has spent months trying to arrest and kill anyone involved in Canada’s rollout of COVID-19 vaccines, according to the Anti-Hate Network, who has Published Posts it says were posted by him.
Anti-Hate Network journalist Peter Smith said Didullo didn’t have a large number of followers until earlier this year, when he received a massive boost from influential QAnon followers in the US, a widespread campaign for Internet conspiracy theories. The word is. It is alleged that the world is run by a group of pedophiles who worship Satan.
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Smith said some of Didulo’s words may sound ridiculous, but police need to take the threat of violence from him and his followers seriously.
“Recently there have been very clear calls for violence or paramilitary action,” Smith said. “I would caution people to take this quite seriously.”
In a recent Telegram message, Didulo reportedly instructed his “military” to “kill anyone who tries to inject children under the age of 19 with the coronavirus 19 vaccine/bioweapon or any other vaccine.” Shoot for it.”
She has called on her followers in the US to enter Canada and arrest or kill people who vaccinate children against COVID-19, including doctors and teachers, according to the anti-hate network, which published messages saying, Which says were posted on Telegram.
Violent rhetoric allegedly posted online on his social media accounts has also had real-world consequences, including the filing of “struggle and protest” notices to his followers, including those relating to the COVID-19 response to businesses and governments. There has been a demand to stop the activities.
In a disturbing incident last June, an elementary school in Alberta was targeted by followers who arrived when children were in class and began distributing anti-vaccination information. The incident was first reported by Vice News,
Didulo’s arrest comes at a time when doctors, nurses and health care workers across Canada have described how they were targeted online with antisemitic, racist and misogynistic comments for speaking out about the benefits of COVID-19 vaccines Is. Some even went so far as to say that they had been threatened with physical violence or death.