Hate Crime: Sikh Man Thrashed In The US!

Sun Jan 20 2019 19:04:41 GMT+0530 (IST)

A Sikh Man was brutally assaulted in the United States by a White Man and this accounts to hate crime.

Harinder Singh Dodd who is running a convenience store refused to sell rolling papers to Andrew Ramsey after he failed to produce mandatory Identity Proof. Subsequently, The 24-Year-Old punched the Sikh Man in his face, kicked upon pulling him to the ground and also pulled his beard. He even hurled a shoe at Harinder Singh and tried to steal his turban.

Justin Brecht, who is a legislative policy adviser, termed it as a very serious act citing the victim was bleeding.

Andrew Ramsey was charged with hate crime, criminal trespass, disorderly conduct and assault in the fourth degree.

Statistics show 45 percent rise in hate crimes against Indians and South Asian Americans in 2018. That's alarming to say the least!