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Committed to protect Indian citizens abroad: Swaraj speaks to Indian envoy

PTI
Published : May 8, 2017, 1:41 pm IST
Updated : May 8, 2017, 6:47 pm IST

32-year-old Sikh man Jagjeet Singh was stabbed to death outside a grocery store in California on Friday.

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. (Photo: PTI/File)
 External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. (Photo: PTI/File)

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday spoke to India ambassador to the US, Navtej S Sarna, over killing of a Sikh man in a suspected hate crime in that country.

"I have spoken to our Ambassador Mr.Navtej S.Sarna @IndianEmbassyUS. We are committed to help and protect all Indian citizens abroad," she tweeted on Sunday.

Her response came hours after Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh brought the incident of the killing of the Sikh man death to Swaraj's notice.

"@SushmaSwaraj Another Sikh youth killed in suspected hate crime in US, seek your help to protect Sikhs living abroad (sic)," Singh tweeted on Sunday.

 

As per reports, a 32-year-old Sikh man, Jagjeet Singh, was stabbed to death outside a grocery store in California on Friday.

Tags: sushma swaraj, amrinder singh, navtej sarna, hate crimes
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