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Hate crime charge in NY attack on Sikh professor
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By Associated Press, Published: April 19

NEW YORK — A man accused of pulling the beard of a Sikh professor before a group of young men who had called the professor “Osama” and a “terrorist” attacked him, has been arrested and charged with a hate crime, police said Saturday.




Prabhjot Singh, Sikh Columbia Professor, Attacked In Possible Hate Crime
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According to a New York Police Department source, Dr. Prabhjot Singh, who is Sikh and wears a turban and a beard, was attacked at 8:15 p.m. while walking along 110th Street near Lennox Avenue in upper Manhattan.