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A Sikh stabbed to death in Oxnard city of California in a suspected hate crime

November 21, 2014 | By

California, USA: A Sikh named Labh Singh Nigah was killed in a suspected hate crime on November 13, 2014 in Oxnard City of California.

Labh Singh Nigah, 55, was reportedly stabbed to death in Sierra Linda Park when he was walking after dropping his son in the Sierra Linda Elementary School. Though the motive of the murder has yet to be ascertained, the American Sikh community suspect that the killing was a hate crime.

[File photo used for representation purpose only]

[File photo used for representation purpose only]

A press release by Oxnard Police Department says: “Nigah was walking in Sierra Linda Park when he was contacted by an unknown number of assailants and stabbed repeatedly. Nigah died from his injuries a short time later. Investigators have yet to determine a motive for this senseless act of violence”.

The victims was a father to three children, ages 16, 14 and 10. He reportedly worked seven days a week at a convenience store to provide for his family.

As per the Oxnard Police Department Press release a $10,000 reward is being offered for information by the local police leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspects responsible.

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