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AM NY: Hate crime charge filed in beating of Columbia Professor

posted by Randall

Prof Prabhjot SinghAM New York reports a man has been arrested in the alleged hate crime beating of a Sikh professor from Columbia University.

New York police say Christian Morales was arrested Friday and now faces a hate crime charge of felony aggravated harassment.

Witnesses say Prabhjot Singh was walking through South Harlem in September when a group of men on bikes began kicking and beating him, yelling “get Osama” and “terrorist.”

Singh suffered a broken jaw.

According to the NYPD, Morales admitted to pulling Singh’s beard.

Back in September, police released a video tape of the incident.

 

 

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