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Man Whose Tweet About Confronting Muslim Woman Went Viral Is Arrested

by : UNILAD on : 24 Mar 2016 11:12
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I’m sure you’ve probably heard enough about the ‘mealy mouthed reply’ guy by now, but you probably didn’t hear that he actually got arrested for his ill informed racist tweet. 

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Yep, turns out Matthew P. Doyle, the 46-year-old Croydon resident who went viral after posting a controversial tweet in the aftermath of the Brussels Attacks, got chucked into a cell for ‘inciting racial hatred’, reports The Guardian.

After 31 people were killed in the barbaric Brussels Attacks, Doyle posted:

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But before long he was being trolled on an entirely new level with thousands hijacking the hashtag #mealymouthedreply. 

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However the tweet, which has since been deleted, was certainly not the first time Doyle had took to social media to express his views.

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Although his comments did not escape the police, with Scotland Yard commenting:

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We have arrested a 46-year-old man on suspicion of inciting racial hatred on social media. He was arrested tonight at an address in Croydon and remains in custody at a south London police station.

Mr Doyle has now took to twitter to argue that it was all an elaborate PR stunt.

He posted:

https://twitter.com/MatthewDoyle31/status/712737175163510784

A mealy mouthed reply.

Topics: News

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    Man who confronted Muslim woman to 'explain' Brussels attacks arrested