Melbourne: Jarnail Singh, a Sikh man living in Australia, has alleged that he has been racially targeted several times in recent months. He said he has been repeatedly asked to ‘return home’ and even had dog feces thrown on his car. Singh said that despite complaining about the matter, the police has not shown much interest. Let us tell you that Indians and people of Indian origin living in Australia have been the target of racial attacks many times and such reports have been heard more frequently in recent years.
Victims are facing mental stress
According to the news of ‘Australian Broadcasting Corporation’, Jarnail Singh, who runs a restaurant in Hobart, Tasmania, said that he is being continuously targeted for the last 2 or 3 months. Singh was quoted in the news as saying, ‘This has never happened to me before but now it has been happening continuously for the last 2-3 months. When it comes to your home and especially when you are being targeted by name, it becomes a huge mental stress. Something has to be done.’
‘Dog feces thrown on car handle’
Singh said that first of all, dog feces was put outside his house, on the door handle of his car for 4 or 5 days continuously. According to reports, on the way he saw racist graffiti on walls that read ‘Go to your country, Indian’. Singh reported the matter to the police but without video evidence the police did not show much interest in finding out who was responsible. Singh has lived in Australia for about 15 years, of which 10 years have been spent in Tasmania. Tasmania Police Commander Jason Elmer said in a statement that the incidents have been reported to police and are being investigated. (Language)
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