October 29, 2014 | By Parmjeet Singh
Perth, Australia: Vandals have reportedly sprayed anti-Muslim graffiti at a Sikh Gurdwara Sahib in Perth’s northern suburbs overnight. The Gurdwara Sahib which has been under construction in Bennett Springs for more than two years and is due to be completed in February. The Gurdwara building was reportedly vandalized around 1.30 am by two offenders who sprayed offensive messages on walls of the Gurdwara Sahib.
Two people were captured on CCTV about 1 am on October 29. They were wearing dark clothing and their faces were covered.
One of them climbed onto the other’s shoulders to spray over the camera.
The graffiti included swear words and offensive messages including “go home”, “Arab f..ks” and “Aussie pride”.
Satjit Singh, a member of the Gurdwara Sahib management committee, said it was disappointing that the Gurdwara Sahib was targeted.
Damage to the building is going to cost $40,000 dollars to repair.
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