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What happened to two Muslim coverts acting ‘suspiciously’ by the London Olympic canoeing venue?

by | 8th, July 2012

ON June 29, the  Daily Mail told us that Two Muslim converts have been arrested on suspicion of plotting an attack on the London Olympic canoeing venue after police spotted them on a dinghy nearby “.

Tammy Hughes (not a Muslim convert) told readers:

The Muslim coverts were acting suspiciously close to the venue in Waltham Abbey, Essex” .

Mizanur Rahman, 29, said the arrests ‘might have had something to do with the fact that they recently went canoeing’ on the River Lee, a branch of which runs through the Olympic site in east London.

Muslims In Canoes! There’s a film in this.

In the Daily Telegraph , Duncan Gardham (also not a Muslim covert) tells his readers:

Two Muslim converts were arrested in East London yesterday on suspicion of plotting an attack against the London Olympic canoeing venue.

The words “Muslim.” features prominently in both reports. The Guardian , however, reports on the same story but mentions the word Muslim not once.

Between them, Tammy and Duncan have the geography right and

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