Once again, a person from the Sikh community has been targeted in America. In Brooklyn, New York City, a Sikh man was attacked with a hammer by a black assailant. During this, the attacker was constantly shouting at the victim, saying, 'I do not like you' and 'You are not of the same skin color as us'. Regarding the attack, the New York-based advocacy group has asked investigators to investigate whether the attack was a Hate crime.
According to a report by the New York Daily News website, Sumit Ahluwalia (32), a resident of Astoria, Oregon State, said his attacker was full of racial hatred. Ahluwalia said that the black attacker attacked his work at Quality Inn in Bronsville on April 26. He said that the attacker came to the hotel lobby at eight in the morning. When the woman at the front desk asked him if he needed any help, he shouted at her.
The attacker ran to attack the victim
Ahluwalia reached the lobby and started talking to the person. During this, the hotel security personnel also reached there. It has been told in the report that Ahluwalia said that by this time the attacker started coming towards me and put his hand in his pocket. I thought he was taking out the gun. During this, the victim told the attacker that what has happened to you? You are like my brother To this, the attacker replied that you are not of the same skin color as us.
I did nothing, then why did it happen: the victim
The victim said that the attacker hit the hammer on his head very fast. Then the attacker shouted loudly and said that I do not like you. According to the report, the victim does not remember anything after the hammer. He was immediately taken to the emergency room. Ahluwalia said that I could not sleep. I had a head injury. I was feeling dizzy and the next day I reached the doctor. They are still worried and scared. He said that I did not do anything, it should not have happened to me. I am a hardworking person, who gets up at six in the morning and goes home at seven.