Man charged over 'Punish a Muslim Day' letters

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A man has been charged in connection with the investigation into the so-called "Punish A Muslim Day" letters, West Yorkshire Police said.

David Parnham, 35, is accused of 14 offences including one count of soliciting to murder.

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He is also charged with two counts of sending a number of letters promoting a "Punish A Muslim Day", encouraging the commission of one or more of a number of offences.

Parnham faces a further five counts of sending a substance with the intention of inducing in a person a belief that it is likely to contain a noxious substance, five counts of sending a number of letters conveying a threat and one count of making a bomb hoax.

The man, from south Lincoln, is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court this morning.

Parnham was arrested on Tuesday by counter-terrorism police as part of an intelligence operation.

A residential property and office building in Lincoln city centre were searched.