Alek Minassian, the driver of Toronto van attack reveals chilling details of the incident in video of police interview. Alek Minassian underwent a 4-hour interview with Toronto police.
Accused killer, Minassian told Police about his engagement with incel-linked online forums since 2014.
This van attack in April 2018 left ten people dead and 16 hurt.
Alek Minassian told a Toronto police detective how he was communicating with two mass murderers motivated by incel ideology .
Accused, 25-year-old Alek was charged with driving a van into pedestrians the afternoon of April 23, 2018.
When asked about how he feels about the deaths and injuries, Minassian, tells Det. Rob Thomas, “I feel like I accomplished my mission.”
He found incels very “interesting”, who are known as involuntary celibates – an online brotherhood of men with unsuccessful romantic attempts with women. They usually express extreme feelings of hatred.
“We discussed our frustrations at society and being unable to get laid.” Minassian, speaks in the video.
Minassian also says he has never had a girlfriend because he’s “too nice.”
According to revelations Minassian made in the interview, he didn’t really plan the attack for the Yonge-Finch area. Instead, he “started seeing a lot of people walking” and decided “it’s time to go for it.”
He goes on to describe speeding the van toward people, the van colliding with them and how “some people get knocked down on the way, some people roll over the top of the van.”
The accused also told Thomas “the only reason I stopped my attack was because someone’s drink got splashed on my windshield, and I was worried that I would crash the van anyways.”