Lincoln man arrested over ‘Punish a Muslim’ day letters sent to Sajid Javid and other MPs

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.”

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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.

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Man arrested on suspicion of conspiring to murder after ‘Punish a Muslim Day’ letters

Counter-terror police have arrested a man in connection with letters which urged people to “Punish a Muslim” earlier this year.

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.

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