Who is Sai Kandula?
SAI Kandula is suspected of plotting to assassinate the President after a truck accident in May 2023.
But who is the suspect in the assassination attempt and what did he do? Here you will find everything you need to know.
Sai Kandula reportedly said he wanted to “seize power” by killing President Biden[/caption]
What did Sai Kandula do?
Kandula is accused of intentionally driving a U-Haul moving truck into the bollards in front of the White House on May 22, 2023.
He was accused of killing, kidnapping or harming the President, the Vice President or their family members.
Other charges include assault with a dangerous weapon and reckless driving.
After the accident, police officers were caught removing a Nazi flag from the truck.
Kandula reportedly waved the flag and screamed as he got out of the truck before his arrest.
Law enforcement sources reportedly said abc news that he had told authorities he planned to “seize power” and “kill the President” and had vowed Nazism.
According to Secret Service communications chief Anthony Guglielmi, no White House staffers were injured in the crash.
Where is Sai Kandula from?
Kandula is from St. Louis, Missouri.
He reportedly traveled from Missouri to Washington DC by plane before renting the truck and driving to Lafayette Park.
A former classmate of Kandula’s told that New York Post that they were concerned for his mental health in the run-up to the crash.
Aniket Sharma said: “I feel like something … either went badly inside him or maybe between the family.”
“I couldn’t believe it for the first ten, five, ten minutes…[I] I never thought he would do such a thing. I never thought a day like this would come.
“This is very different from his normal behavior.”
How old is Sai Kandula?
Kandula is just 19 years old.
He graduated from Marquette Senior High School in 2022, according to the Rockwood School District.
A LinkedIn profile that seems to match his description showed that his interests were in data analysis.
The profile also shows qualifications in computer programming and programming languages and reports The Independent.