The assault on the two men – who were on an early morning walk – supposedly occurred at similar place where an individual from the local area was gone after 10 days prior
New Delhi: Two Sikh men were attacked in a supposed disdain wrongdoing occurrence in Richmond Hills area of New York, US, on Tuesday. The Consulate General of India in New York has denounced the attack, naming it “regrettable,” and said they were in contact with the police who are exploring this occurrence.
One individual has been captured regarding the wrongdoing, it said.
The assault on the two men – who were on an early morning walk – supposedly occurred at similar place where an individual from the local area was gone after almost 10 days prior.
As indicated by neighborhood media reports, two suspects hit the men with a post and eliminated their turbans.
New York Attorney General Letitia James, denouncing the assault, tweeted: “One more scornful assault against our Sikh people group in Richmond Hill. The two people who were mindful should be dealt with. Anybody with data about this ought to quickly contact @NYPDnews.”
NY State Assemblywoman Jenifer Rajkumar, the very first Punjabi American chosen to New York State Office, expressed that there has been an “disturbing 200% ascent in disdain violations against the Sikh people group lately”.
“I addressed the NYPD not long after both of the current week’s occurrences against my Sikh American family. I’m calling for the two episodes to be researched as disdain wrongdoings, and that the culprits be arraigned to the furthest reaches of the law,” Ms Rajkumar said in an articulation.
We will teach all on Sikh culture so everybody know as I do the liberality and graciousness implanted in the Sikh American people group,” Ms Rajkumar, who is a previous Director of Immigration for NY State, added.
Delhi-based Sikh pioneer Manjinder Singh Sirsa, sharing a video of the two Sikh men, required an examination concerning the supposed can’t stand wrongdoing.
The assault occurred “exceptionally close” to the area where am older Sikh man was punched in an unjustifiable attack on April 3.
The assault on the two people came around the same time as the shooting on a Brooklyn metro that harmed 16 individuals, 10 of whom got firearm fired injuries and left five other in basic yet stable condition.
In January this year, a Sikh cab driver was attacked at JFK International Airport, with the assailant supposedly referring to him as “turbaned individuals” and requesting that he “return to your country