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Koran burning culprit detained in Moscow metro
11 February, 2015
In the capital of Russia, a young gang member was detained for burning the Koran in a Moscow metro station on the 5th of January, - Lenta.ru reports.

Investigation is in progress into this incident of Hooliganism. It is known that the 23-year-old perpetrator has previous convictions of theft and robbery. Law enforcers have not made the name of the individual public yet.

Besides burning the Koran, the detained is also a suspect in an assault case. According to available
information, the victim received serious injuries.
The suspect was arrested thanks to a video posted on YouTube by the gang members themselves, - police officials report. The video also depicts a man of dark complexion who is forced to reject Islam under the threat of physical violence.


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