NEW YORK (TIP): Just when the nation was remembering the martyrs of the tragic shooting two years ago, on August 5, 2012, in the Sikh temple at Oak Creek in Milwaukee, there came painful news of a young Sikh being made a target of hate crime in Queens , New York. The incident has sent shock waves among the Sikh community, here and everywhere.
It is reported that a young Sikh, Sandeep Singh, 29 was called a terrorist by a truck driver. When Sandeep protested, the truck drive ran the truck over him. Sandeep was dragged for about 30 feet before getting disengaged from the truck. The truck driver escaped.
Sandeep who was seriously injured, was taken to a hospital where his condition is stated to be stable. Meanwhile, Sikh community in Queens organized a protest and demanded immediate arrest of the culprit and adequate security for the peaceful Sikh community.
Queens Sikh Community held a protest on August 5 to demand justice for the victim Sandeep Singh