Arson at New Muslim Restaurant Weeks before Opening

May 30, 2002

Source: The Columbus Dispatch

On May 30, 2002 The Columbus Dispatch reported that in Columbus, Ohio the United Muslim Cafe, a new restaurant that was within weeks of opening was purposefully set on fire. Two other properties in the area were also burned. "Columbus fire investigators say they have no idea who set the fires or whether they are related. They wouldn't detail how they know it's arson."