Counterterrorism police are questioning a man over letters sent to MPs calling for a day of national violence against Muslims.
A 35-year-old man from Lincoln was arrested yesterday on suspicion of conspiracy to murder, sending a hoax noxious substance and mailing anonymous letters entitled “Punish a Muslim Day.”
Man held over ‘Punish a Muslim’ letters
A 35-year-old man has been arrested as part of a police investigation into letters calling for a day of violence against Muslims in the UK.
The man, from Lincoln, was arrested on suspicion of soliciting to murder by police investigating the so-called “Punish a Muslim Day” letters.
He is also being held on suspicion of sending a hoax noxious substance and threatening letters.
Man arrested on suspicion of conspiring to murder after ‘Punish a Muslim Day’ letters
Counter Terrorism Policing North East officials supported by Lincolnshire Police arrested a 35-year-old man from South Lincoln in connection with an ongoing investigation into offensive communications.