The FBI is offering a $5,000 reward for information that helps them find the person who put raw bacon on the door handles of a Las Vegas mosque.This was an asshole thing to do, a property crime and an act of hate, indeed. But does this really deserve to be a Federal matter? Would a similar crime against a synagogue get equal attention?
The FBI said in a statement Wednesday that agents are trying to find the man seen in a surveillance video putting the meat on the entrances of the Masjid-e-Tawheed mosque. Authorities call it a desecration of the Islamic worship center.
The Quran, the holy book of Islam, prohibits Muslims from eating pork, and pigs have been used to taunt or offend Muslims.
Both the FBI and Las Vegas police say they're investigating the case as a possible hate crime.
Saturday, January 2, 2016
FBI Seeks Bacon Information
FBI Offers $5,000 After Bacon Found at Vegas Mosque