Man, 24, left 
pig’s head at 
Muslim centre

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A 24-YEAR-OLD man has admitted committing a religiously-motivated attack by leaving a frozen pig’s head outside a community centre used by a Muslim group.

Liam Ferrar, from Leicester, yesterday admitted a charge of intent to cause members of the Muslim community harassment, alarm or distress at Leicester Magistrates’ Court.

The court heard Ferrar left the animal’s head outside a community centre in Leicester used by the As-Salaam Trust on Boxing Day last year in a religiously-aggravated incident.

Members of the Muslim group found the animal’s head when they arrived at the centre at about 7.30am. Louise Cox, prosecuting, said the members told police they had been “sickened” by the incident.

The court heard a group called the Forgotten Estates, of which Ferrar was a member, had held protests outside the centre over the planned use of a nearby Scout hut by the Muslim group.

Ferrar will be sentenced on February 18.