Watch: African Muslim Vandalizes Shrine in Japan
An African migrant was arrested under suspicion of vandalizing a Shinto shrine in Japan while proclaiming ‘the only god is Allah,’ according to reports.
The incident unfolded at around 9:30 a.m. on May 3 in Kobe City.
Surveillance footage shows an African male clad in yellow garb striding across the grounds at Mizuoka Hachiman Shrine before stopping to kick and smash items at an offertory box.
“Mamadou Balde (29), an unemployed citizen of the Republic of Gambia and living in Tarumi Ward, was arrested on suspicion of damaging property,” MBS News reports.
“Another security camera also showed him…