October 7, 2022
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Texas lady detained for hating on Indians after viral video

Texas lady detained for hating on Indians after viral video

WASHINGTON: In an incident reported to federal authorities, Texas police said a lady hurled racist epithets at four Indian ladies in a viral video, asking them to “Go back to India.”According to Texas law, the incident in Plano, Texas, where it happened, was classified as a hate crime on Saturday by police.

We are collaborating closely with the FBI and the Department of Justice Civil Rights Division on this case, which may also qualify as a hate crime under federal law.She remarked on the video, “Go back to India, we don’t want you here.” The woman, who identified herself in the video as Mexican-American, continued, “I despise you Indians.”

On Thursday, the woman was taken into custody. In notably in India and the US, the footage of the incident from Wednesday quickly became popular on social media.Esmeralda Upton, the woman, was reportedly detained on two counts: “assault bodily injury” and “terroristic threats.” She was detained under a $10,000 total bond.

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