The incident comes days after a hate crime incident against four Indian-American women in Texas took place.
According to the news of ‘NBC News’, 37-year-old Singh Tejinder misbehaved with Krishnan Jayaraman on August 21 at Grimmer Boulevard in Fremont, California.
The Fremont Police Department said Tejinder, a resident of Union City, was charged Monday with civil rights violations, assault and breach of the peace.
Jayaraman had recorded the incident on his phone which lasted for more than eight minutes.
The accused called Jayaraman a “disgusting Hindu” and a “disgusting dog”.
Jayaraman said that he was horrified by the incident and later became even more upset to learn that the perpetrator was also an Indian.
He told NBC Bay Area that he and a restaurant employee called the Fremont police. They say the man kept on screaming for more than eight minutes.
Fremont Police is still investigating the incident.
Later the police chief addressed the community on social media.
Police Chief Sean Washington said: “We take hate crimes and hate crimes seriously, and understand their significant impact on our community. These incidents are disgusting. We are here to protect all community members, irrespective of their gender, caste, religion and nationality.
Significantly, on Friday, four Indian-American women were racially abused and assaulted by a Mexican-American woman in the US state of Texas, and she said they were “ruining” the US and “destroying” them. ‘must go back to India’.
The incident shook the Indian-American community across the country.