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Hate crime added to charges in beating of Sikh-American

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Published on September 18, 2015 with No Comments

A hate crime charge has been registered against an American teenager who brutally attacked a 53-year-old Sikh man in the face a week ago sparking outrage among community members, in addition to the previous felony charges slapped on him.

Inderjit Singh Mukker was called a “terrorist” and “Bin Laden” by the assailant in what is being described as a hate crime on September 8 in Chicago’s Darien suburb.

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin announced that the Willowbrook teen has been charged with a hate crime, in addition to the previous charges of felony aggravated battery, the Chicago Tribune reported.

 

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