UK police arrests three people for leaving severed pig's head at Muslim community centre's door

Last Updated: Sat, Dec 29, 2012 07:40 hrs

Two men and a woman in Britain have reportedly been arrested after a severed pig's head was left at the doors of a Muslim community centre.

The sick gesture was discovered at the entrance to the community centre in the Thurnby Lodge area of Leicester.

The centre was being used by a local Muslim group, who found the offensive object when they came to unlock the automatic front door.

According to the Daily Mail, shocked Muslim locals expressed their disgust at the 'attack on their culture' as Islamic law strictly forbids the eating of pork and many consider pigs to be unclean animals.

Leicestershire Police yesterday confirmed they had arrested a 40-year-old woman and two men, aged 37 and 46, in connection with the racist incident.

According to the paper, the centre has recently become the focus of a row involving the British National Party (BNP) and the As Salaam group, who want to pray at a neighbouring disused Scout hut, which is owned by Leicester City Council. (ANI)

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