The hype generated by the case has led to him receiving death threats and he said he is being targeted not just because of the case but also his ethnicity. He added that people's hate towards him is due to "misrepresentations" of facts.
"Right now there are many people calling for my head. I am the recipient of death threats and hateful language aimed not just at what I was accused of, but attacking me for my ethnicity, my social class, and even my gender. Many would gladly lynch me based because of my origin and not the facts of my case," he said in the blog. He denied hitting his girlfriend "117 times" but said he did lose his temper when he discovered that his girlfriend was having "unprotected sex for money with other people, a fact that she testified to in her interviews with the police. Chahal was arrested in August last year after police responded to his girlfriend's 911 domestic violence call at his San Francisco penthouse apartment.(PTI)