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US man pulls gun on Sikh Uber driver and says ‘I hate Turban People’

A man wearing a traditional Sikh turban (ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images)

By: Keerthi Mohan

In what can be termed as a hate crime, a US man allegedly pulled a gun on an Uber driver of Sikh faith after they got into an argument regarding his allegiance to the US. “Which country do you belong to?… I hate turban people,” a male passenger told Singh, who is also a religious community leader based out of Northwest Illinois. Singh wears a turban and sports a beard as part of his faith. According to reports, Gurjeet Singh filed a case shortly after the incident happened in late January, but the passenger is yet to be arrested. The…

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