- Sukhpal Singh, 27, was arrested for his alleged role in vandalizing a Mahatma Gandhi statue outside the Shri Tulsi Mandir in Queens, New York City, on Aug. 16.
- Surveillance footage of the incident shows five people pushing over the statue and taking turns smashing it with a sledgehammer.
- The statue was found decapitated with all four limbs severed, along with the words “Kutta Dog” graffitied on its back.
- Singh was charged with criminal mischief as a hate crime, criminal mischief in the second degree and aggravated harassment in the first degree.
- He was released without bail following his arraignment on Sunday.
A man has been arrested and charged in connection to the early morning vandalism of a Mahatma Gandhi statue in Queens, New York City, last month.
Sukhpal Singh, 27, was apprehended on Saturday for the Aug. 16 incident at the Shri Tulsi Mandir, a Hindu temple located at 103-24 111th St. in South Richmond Hill.
Salon owner in Thailand accused of killing couple in front of their child over haircut is released on bail
- A salon owner in Thailand who allegedly murdered a couple in front of their young daughter after they complained about a haircut on Saturday has been released on bail.
- The Pathum Thani Provincial Court granted bail to the 51-year-old man on the condition that he wear an electronic monitoring ankle bracelet.
- After being disappointed by a 250 baht (approximately $3.66) haircut, a woman and her husband later complained to the salon owner asking for a redo or refund.
- Over the phone, the salon owner stated that there was nothing he could do.
- He then traveled from his home to the salon, and when the woman threatened to sue, the man stabbed the couple to death in front of their young daughter.
- The couple were both TV stars in a series called “Fah Mee Ta” and are survived by their 20-year-old daughter and 8-year-old daughter.
A Thailand court has granted bail to a salon owner who murdered a couple in front of their young daughter after they complained about the haircut they received.
The man, 51-year-old Prasart Rangyai, was released on bail for 500,000 baht (approximately $13,883) Monday afternoon on the condition that he wear an electronic monitoring ankle bracelet.