Muslim voters in Stoke are being warned they will go to hell unless they vote Labour at the upcoming by-election.
The text message was sent to members of the seven percent Muslim community in Stoke Central and demanded that they vote for Labour's Gareth Snell, in a bid to stop Ukip from winning.
The controversial text, which has been circulated via WhatsApp by Labour activist Navid Hussain, even states that voting for the Liberal Democrats' Muslim candidate, Dr Zulfiqar Ali, will result in the 'anti-Islamic Ukip'.
It rants: 'Will you be able to answer for this in the Grave and on the Final Day??? "I helped the Enemies of Islam because…"'
The message was received by local Ukip activist Tariq Mahmood, who described the attack on his party and candidate Paul Nuttall as 'outrageous' to The Sun.
The Lib Dems have reported the texts to the police and elections watchdog. [Daily Mail] Read more