Mr Pounder Esquire
2018-03-11 20:18:26 UTC
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Police are investigating a possible hate crime after reports that
anti-Islamic letters were posted across the country.
West Yorkshire Police confirmed it had around six reports of letters
advertising "Punish a Muslim Day".
The force said it had received a couple of letters for further analysis to
determine the full circumstances and their possible origin.
A police spokesman said: "Counter Terrorism Policing North East are
coordinating the investigation at this time and will consider any potential
links to existing enquiries.
"Anyone with any concerns about a communication they may have received
should contact their local police force."
Social media users in London and Birmingham also reported receiving the
A Metropolitan Police spokesman said it was not yet clear whether any
criminal allegations relating to the letters had been reported in the
Iman Atta, director of anti-Muslim hate monitoring service Tell MAMA, said:
"This has caused quite a lot of fear within the community.
"They are asking if they are safe, if their children are safe to play
outdoors. We have told them to keep calm, and to phone the police if they
receive one of these letters."
Yip, if Abdul is so very upset about receiving this letter he is advised to
call the police.
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