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Man charged with arson attack on mosque in Sunderland

Man charged with arson attack on mosque in Sunderland

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Tuesday October 20 2009

Islamophobia Watch relates news of a man charged with attempted arson of a mosque in Sunderland.

Gerald Davies (53), of Palmerston Road, Peterborough, appeared before Sunderland Magistrates’ Court accused of a late-night petrol attack on the mosque in Chester Road, Sunderland, IW reports.

Davies was charged with attempting to damage by fire the mosque in Chester Road, Sunderland, with intent to endanger the lives of members of the Muslim community. Prosecutor Nicci Horton told the court that the offence was so serious it could only be dealt with at Newcastle Crown Court.

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