Times of India:
For the family of a victim of hate crime, there can be only questions and no answers. The only solace for Iqbal Singh's family, in this backward village of Punjab's Gurdaspur district, is that their sole bread-earner has survived his ordeal.PunjabNewsline (India):
A resident of Santa Clara, Iqbal was reportedly waiting for his family to go to a gurdwara in San Jose when he was stabbed in the neck. The attacker was allegedly a 20-year-old coloured boy, who reports claimed was racially or religiously motivated.
Iqbal Singh resident of the KushalPur village was stabbed on the neck while he was waiting with his granddaughter for other members of the family, in front of the house before leaving for San Jose Gurudwara Sahib.Tags: Sikh, stabbing, hate crime, Iqbal Singh, Santa Clara, India.
He was rushed to hospital and lucky to have survived the attack moreover responding well to the medical treatment.His family really wants him back and was shocked to learn that he was attacked. They feel the sikhs have been subjected to these crimes .Police has arrested the 20-year old Everett Thompson for committing the crime. Bikramjit Singh, son of the victim said “There is no other reason for killing my father except hate” Post 9/11.Sikhs with their turbans and beards have been subjected to these crimes because of their resemblance to Arabs.
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