Twitter suspends account of ‘Proud Boys Hawaii’ founder who was in Capitol mob

Twitter suspends account of ‘Proud Boys Hawaii’ founder who was in Capitol mob
Twitter has suspended Nick Ochs' account. (Source: Twitter)

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Twitter has suspended the account of the founder of a far-right extremist group in Hawaii who was part of a mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol last week.

Nick Ochs used Twitter to post a photo of himself inside the Capitol during the riot.

He has since been charged with unlawful entry into government property.

[READ MORE: Hawaii extremist group leader who was in Capitol mob is released on bond]

He has been released from custody but is not allowed to leave Oahu except to attend court hearings in Washington, D.C.

Twitter has suspended more than 70,000 accounts following the riots. President Trump has also been banned from the social media platform.

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