A local Sikh man is protesting after being barred from jury duty because he refused to remove his religious dagger.
Next week, Gursant Singh is scheduled for jury duty. He says he’ll be arriving with other members of his community, asking for the chance to serve on a jury.
Organizers hope to have 300 people protest the ad, which they say features “a woman’s hand lustfully placed on [a man’s] turban and chest.”
An 8,000-mile manhunt that began with that 2008 shooting in Sacramento, possibly moved to Canada, and ended five years later in India.
The FBI says one of their most-wanted fugitives has been caught and will be on his way back to the US to face charges in a deadly shooting at a local Sikh sports tournament in 2008.
Junior Harsimran Singh says he’s traveled for the last two years with the knife in full view and hadn’t had any issues until Saturday morning.
Sutter Buttes Little League coach and board member Suk Dulai discovered a messaged scratched into the side of his truck. “We want no Hindus at SBLL.”
The Sikh shooting may have happened thousands of miles away but is hitting a little too close to home for the large Sikh community locally.
California has settled a lawsuit filed by a man who was barred from becoming a prison guard because he refused to shave the beard required by his Sikh religion, officials said Thursday.
Sacramento police have released a suspect sketch and new images of the suspect’s car from a murder in May.
Sacramento police are looking for the possible getaway car used in the shooting death of a local Sikh man.
California’s attorney general says religious beliefs aren’t enough to trump a corrections department ban on prison guards wearing beards — a stance that drew protests Tuesday from civil rights organizations.