NEW YORK - An Indian citizen has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison for his role in a conspiracy to smuggle people into the US through Thailand. Bhavin Patel, 39, who had earlier admitted his guilt in court, was sentenced in Newark by Federal Judge John Vazquez, New Jersey Federal Prosecutor Craig Carpenito said on Tuesday.
NEW YORK - An Indian-origin man has been charged with killing his wife, her parents and her aunt in a shooting rampage that had created fears of anti-Sikh violence in the US state of Ohio. West Chester police Chief Joel Herzog announced on Tuesday the arrest of Gurpreet Singh on four charges of murder, according to WCPO TV in Cincinnati.
WASHINGTON - Wesley Mathews, the Indian-American adoptive father accused of killing his three-year-old daughter Sherin Mathews and hiding her body in a ditch in the US state of Texas in 2017, has been sentenced to life in jail after pleading guilty to a lesser charge. Wesley Mathews, 39, on Monday pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of injury to a child by omission in the...
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CORONA, CA - Kenneth French, a 32-year-old Indian-American Riverside man who was described as gentle and non-verbal, was killed when an off-duty LAPD police officer opened fire inside the Costco Warehouse store here, on June 15.
WASHINGTON - Four members of an Indian-American family were dead with gunshot wounds inside a house in the US state of Iowa, authorities said. Officers with the West Des Moines Police Department were sent at around 10 a.m. on Saturday to the 900 block of 65th Street, where they found the bodies, reports the local KCRG News.
NEW YORK - In an on-going US crackdown on Indian call-centre fraud extorting Americans, an American federal judge has sentenced a participant in the scam to seven and a half years in prison. Judge Virginia Hernandez Covington who sentenced Sharvil Patel, 23, on Thursday in Tampa, Florida, also fined him $80,000. He was the fourth Indian to be sentenced within two months in the scams where US-based persons worked with
NEW YORK - An Indian has been charged with allegedly transporting illegal immigrants who crossed from Canada to the US, according to officials. Jawant Singh, 30, who was caught by a Border Patrol agent with the help of a Customs and Border Protection Agency helicopter, was accused in a federal court in Syracuse, New York, of transporting two illegal immigrants for $2,200, federal prosecutor Grant Jaquith announced on Thursday.
NEW YORK - A Sikh youth has claimed that a bar in New York's Long Island didn't let him enter because he was wearing a turban. Gurvinder Grewal, a recent graduate from the Stony Brook University, went out to meet his friends late night on May 11 at the Harbor Grill in Port Jefferson. But the 23-year-old was "embarrassed" when a manager told him that he would not be allowed in with a head covering.
WASHINGTON - A US court has sentenced an Indian-American doctor to nine years in prison after he pleaded guilty in 2016 to illegally dispensing prescription painkillers and defrauding Medicare, the national healthcare programme, the media reported. Pawankumar Jain, 66, was sentenced by the federal court in Las Cruces, New Mexico on Thursday, the Las Cruces Sun News reported.
DOWNEY, CA- An Indian American U.S. Navy reservist and store owner, Gurpreet Singh, was fatally shot May 7 at the ASL Liquor Store and Market here., according to a CBSLA report. Singh, 44, a resident of Cerritos, was found shot dead about 10:15 p.m. According to the news report, authorities May 9 released video and images of a man suspected in the robbery. Singh was the owner of the liquor store.