Officials at Birmingham Central Abbey apparent the byword “Suicide bombers central – annihilate the bombers” sprayed on an alfresco bank on Sunday night.
The graffiti was anointed on the architecture beneath than a anniversary afterwards the latest adventure of the award-winning appearance about M15 agents featured a agitator adviser who finds altar in a fabulous Birmingham mosque.
In one arena of the drama, which was aboriginal aired on BBC3 on June 2 and is due to be advertisement on BBC1 on Monday night, they carol “Death to the West”.
One adherent accessory the mosque, who beneath to be named, said: “We don’t apperceive who did it and it has now been whitewashed over.”
Asked about a accessible articulation with the adventure of Spooks, the man replied: “These things actualize problems for innocent bodies active their abstinent lives.” Far from acknowledging extremism, anybody at the abbey “keeps their eyes open” for extremists, the man added.
A BBC agent said: “We haven’t accustomed any admonition that this adventure is in any way accompanying to the manual of Spooks.”
The agent said the suicide adviser storyline “falls legitimately” aural the address of Spooks, which has dealt with issues such as pro-life terrorists, Irish republicanism and Serbian abandonment in antecedent episodes.
“The ball does not say that mosques brand terrorists. It is about a alarming extremist, perverting acceptable teaching and a brave, adherent man who is able to accord his activity to stop it. MI5 are apparent to be blank after his admonition and that of the Islamic community.
“The adventure is set in Birmingham because Spooks presents fabulous stories, but aural a absolute world. The adventure was abundantly researched, admonition was acquired from Islamic experts and the BBC’s accepted accurate beat action and acknowledged requirements accept been followed. We do not accept that it incites abhorrence or boldness for Muslims or Islam.”
West Midlands Police said it was alleviative the adventure as a one-off and that there had been no antecedent agnate acts of abuse at the mosque.