JFK 공항에서 시크교도 택시 운전사를 공격한 혐의로 용의자 체포 및 증오 범죄 혐의로 기소

A man has been arrested and charged with a hate crime after an alleged attack on a taxi driver at New York City’s John F. 이달 초 케네디 국제공항, 형사 고소 상태.

The alleged victim is a member of the Sikh faith, according to the Sikh Coalition, a New York based advocacy group.
The driver was at a taxi stand outside Terminal 4 ...에서 the airport 1 월 3 when he was involved in a verbal dispute with 21-year-old Mohamed Hassanain who then assaulted him, according to the criminal complaint filed by the Queens District Attorney’s Office.
      Hassanain allegedly hit the victim in the face and body multiple times, 불만에 따르면. Hassanain told investigators that he was at the airport to pick up his girlfriend. “I saw a cab driver there who cursed at me. I threw a punch and cursed at him,” said Hassanain, 불만 상태.
        During the incident, the driver says Hassanain told him: “you turban guy, go back to your country,” 불만 상태.
          The New York City Police Department arrested Hassanain on Thursday and he was arraigned in Queens County Criminal Court on Friday. He is charged with assault in the third degree as a hate crime, assault in the third degree, and harassment in the second degree, 불만에 따르면.
          CNN has reached out for comment from a legal aid attorney for Hassanain but has not heard back.
          The driver’s turban fell off during the alleged attack and he went to a hospital with pain in his chest and arms as a result of the alleged attack, 불만에 따르면.
          For those who aren’t Sikh, I can’t put into words what it means to have your turban knocked offor to see someone else’s turban knocked off,” Simran Jeet Singh, senior fellow for the Sikh Coalition, 에 말했다 트위터 a day after the alleged incident.
          It’s visceral and gut-wrenching and just so disheartening to witness,” 트윗이 말했다.
          I am thankful to law enforcement, the Sikh Coalition, and all those in the community who have offered their strength in this difficult time,” 피해자, identified only as “씨. Singhby the Sikh Coalition, 에 말했다 statement released by the organization 금요일. The group said it wished to help preserve the man’s anonymity.
          No one should experience what I didbut if they do, I hope they receive the same overwhelming amount of support and quick, professional action by the authorities in response,” 성명은 말했다.
          We are shocked and angered too, 씨. Singh,” New York City Mayor Eric Adams 트윗 금요일. “This is an outrageous attack. We say ‘hate has no homein New York City and we’re living that value.
            The US State Department for the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs said in a 트위터 그것은 “deeply disturbedabout the incident and that it condemnsany form of hate-based violence.
            Hassanain’s next court appearance is scheduled for March 8, according to the district attorney’s office.

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