Web Desk: A 35-year-old man from Lincoln has been arrested over the ‘Punish a Muslim Day’ letters that called for 24 hours of sickening Islamophobic violence. He was arrested on suspicion of soliciting to murder, sending a hoax noxious substance and threatening letters, reported Metro.
He is under custody at a police station in West Yorkshire.
The letter was about giving rewards, if people carry out attacks on Muslims, including torture, burning down mosques and throwing acid in people’s faces.
As a result of the letter, women were warned to hide their hijabs and not walk alone in response to the threats, while some families were urged to lock their doors.
Many non-Muslims showed their solidarity with Muslims, fighting against racism and Islamophobia.According to the member of Tyne and Wear Citizen, a local branch of Citizen UK, said they were spreading love not hate, on ‘Punish a Muslim’ day.