In the Name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful
'F*** Islam' spray-painted on garage of burned house
(TAMPA, FL, 7/12/07) - The Tampa chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Tampa) today called on the FBI to investigate an arson attack on a Sarasota Muslim family's home as a possible hate crime.
According to the police report (Case# 200700056299) on the July 6th incident, "F*** Islam" was spray-painted on the garage door of the house, which is owned by a Muslim of Bosnian heritage.
Neighbors told a local television station that "it sounded like a bomb exploded inside the house." The station also reported that "there were 10 different spots inside the home where accelerants were used." CONTINUED