US, March 7, 2017: US has assured the American-Indian community of speedy trials of the series of recent hate crimes against Indians in US.
FBI has joined the investigation of the shooting of the Deep Rai, a US citizen of Sikh-Indian origin, who was tragically shot outside his home last Friday in Kent, Washington by a partially masked man who had expressed anti-Indian sentiments. FBI Seattle is investigating this incident jointly with Kent Police Department, mentioned PTI.
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FBI is also involved in the investigation of the shooting of 2 the Indian engineers- Srinivas Kuchibhotla, Alok Madasani, by a US navy veteran Adam Purinton who had shot them in a bar in Kansas. Kuchibhotla had died, Madasani had survived.
Navtej Sarna, India’s ambassador to US had expressed his concerns to the State Department regarding the recent occurrences of hate crimes against American-Indians.
Prepared by Upama Bhattacharya. Twitter @Upama_myself