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Man in India dies by self-immolation after his boss asks for sex with his wife in exchange for transfer

  • A man in Lakhimpur, India, killed himself after his boss reportedly demanded to have sex with his wife in exchange for a transfer.
  • Technical lineman Gokul Prasad poured diesel over himself outside his boss’ office, junior engineer Nagendra Kumar, on April 9.
  • Kumar allegedly proposed that he would grant Prasad’s transfer if he were to “send his wife [over] for a night.”
  • Prasad then poured diesel fuel on his body and set himself on fire outside Kumar’s office. He was rushed to the hospital where he died shortly after.
  • Before his death, Prasad recorded a video complaining about the constant harassment and work abuse he received from Kumar and his aide over the past three years.

A man in India has died by self-immolation after his boss reportedly demanded to have sex with his wife in exchange for a transfer.

Gokul Prasad, a 45-year-old technical lineman, was feeling distressed after his boss, junior engineer Nagendra Kumar, offered to process Prasad’s transfer if he sent “his wife [over] for a night.” 

2 Sikh men assaulted and robbed days after another Sikh man punched in the same Queens neighborhood

  • Two Sikh men, aged 76 and 64, went on a morning walk in Richmond Hill, Queens when two men approached and beat them with their fists and a stick on April 12.
  • One suspect has been arrested while the other suspect is still at large.
  • The New York Police Department (NYPD) are investigating the incident as a possible hate crime.
  • The assault happened near the area where Nirmal Singh, 70, was punched in the face while on his way to the Sikh Cultural Society at around 7 a.m. on April 3.

Two Sikh men were attacked and robbed in an alleged hate crime nine days after another Sikh man was punched in the same Queens neighborhood in New York City.

The 76-year-old and 64-year-old men went on a morning walk in Richmond Hill when two men approached and beat them with their fists and a stick on April 12.

88-year-old Asian woman held at gunpoint in San Francisco home invasion robbery

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  • An 88-year-old Asian woman was held at gunpoint during a home invasion robbery on the 100 block of Louisburg Street near Geneva Avenue in San Francisco on April 7.
  • The woman was home alone when the robbers forced her into a bathroom around 1 p.m. before raiding her house.
  • The San Francisco police have not yet identified any suspects but are currently investigating.

An 88-year-old Asian woman was held at gunpoint in a San Francisco home invasion robbery on Sunday. 

Two men reportedly kicked open the back door of an Ingleside family’s house on the 100 block of Louisburg Street near Geneva Avenue on April 7. The woman was home alone when the robbers forced her into a bathroom around 1 p.m. before raiding her house.

Philadelphia man charged with murder after fatal shooting in Chinese restaurant

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  • Jamel Taylor, 30, reportedly shot a 34-year-old man inside a Chinese restaurant in Frankford, Philadelphia, on Monday.
  • A witness said the suspect stomped on his victim’s head after firing a second shot.
  • The victim, whose identity has not been disclosed, was taken to Temple University Hospital, where he was eventually pronounced dead.
  • Taylor is facing multiple charges including terroristic threats, murder and possession of a firearm with an altered manufacturer number.

A Philadelphia man has been arrested and charged in connection to a fatal shooting at a Chinese restaurant on Monday.

The incident, which left one male victim dead, occurred at a Chinese restaurant in the 4800 block of Frankford Avenue at around 8:45 p.m.

Dismembered body discovered in garbage bag on Toronto sidewalk identified as missing woman Tien Ly

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  • Toronto Police officially identified on Wednesday a dismembered body found inside a garbage bag left near Eastern and Berkshire Avenues on Monday as Tien Ly, 46, the owner of the nail salon Beaute D’Amour.
  • According to the police report, Ly was last seen by customers around 5 p.m. on Sunday.
  • An employee of the salon said the business was still locked when he arrived for work on Monday and found Ly’s cellphone inside. The woman was reported missing on Tuesday.
  • Authorities believe the person responsible for the murder used a collapsing shopping cart to move the remains. Police are now investigating the case as a homicide.

Warning: This article contains descriptions of violence some readers may find disturbing.

Police have identified remains found inside a garbage bag left on a Toronto sidewalk this week as those belonging to a missing woman.

Group of men in India assault woman accused of smoking inside temple

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  • A viral video shows a gang of men berating and slapping a woman in India who was pleading for forgiveness after being accused of smoking inside the Golden Temple in Amritsar City in Punjab.
  • In the Sikh faith, smoking is considered taboo since the tenth Sikh Guru, Gobind Singh, prohibited its use.
  • Smoking inside gurdwaras is penalized under section 295A of the Indian Penal Code as “deliberate and malicious acts, intended to outrage” by insulting religious beliefs.
  • After being beaten, the woman was handed over to the police “without a complaint.”
  • According to a senior police official, the woman was released, as no proof was provided that she lit a cigarette in the Golden Temple.

Warning: This article contains footage of violence some readers may find disturbing.

A woman in India accused of smoking inside the Golden Temple in the Amritsar City in Punjab was reportedly beaten by a group of men.