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US woman pushed Indian man in front of train 'to take Sept 11 revenge'

Source : ANI
Last Updated: Mon, Dec 31, 2012 04:30 hrs

A US, woman, who has been charged in the death of an Indian man pushed in front of a New York subway train, has said that it was an act of revenge for the September 11 terrorist attacks.

Erika Menendez, 31, was charged with second-degree murder as a hate crime after admitting to investigators that she pushed Sunando Sen, 46, a Hindu, in front of the train in Sunnyside on Thursday.

Earlier, the woman has told the US police that she shoved the Indian man to his death because she has hated Muslims since September 11.

According to the Telegraph, prosecutors said that the woman has been charged with murder as a hate crime.

Menendez, 31, could face 25 years to life in prison if convicted. (ANI)



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