New York City

Sikh Columbia Professor Attacked by Mob Shouting "Terrorist" and "Osama"

NYPD investigating incident as a hate crime


A professor at Columbia University who is Sikh was attacked Saturday night in upper Manhattan by a mob who called him "Osama" and "terrorist," police said Sunday.

Prabhjot Singh, 31, who has written articles about violence toward Sikhs in America, was the target of the vicious assault just blocks from his Harlem home.