• Friday, August 19, 2022

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UK police investigating ‘Punish a Muslim Day’ letters

The letter has been published in London, Yorkshire and the Midlands

By: Sarwar Alam

Britain’s counter-terrorism officers are investigating a series of anti-Muslim letters circulated across the country calling for people to participate in a ‘Punish a Muslim Day’ on April 3. Residents in London, Yorkshire and the Midlands regions of England have reported receiving the letters branded as “malicious correspondence” by police. West Yorkshire Police said the investigation into the instances was being coordinated by the North East Counter Terrorism Unit (NECTU) and enquiries were going on. “What I want to do is to reassure the communities of West Yorkshire that these communications are being taken extremely seriously. We understand that they may…

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