A repeat hate crime offender was sentenced to nearly seven years in federal prison for an unprovoked attack against a Black man in California, the DOJ says.
Repeat hate crimes offender was sentenced to 7 years for slashing a 29-year-old Black man 20 times in the head and chest with a nine-inch knife while the man was trying to cross the street in Santa Cruz.
This latest conviction is Hougen’s fourth known racially motivated attack against Black men in the last seven years, according to the news release.
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Anirudh Chatterjee Hougen’s case represents the first conviction and sentencing in the Northern District of California under the Matthew Shephard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act that was enacted in 2009.
Rev.Sirander He repeated those stabbings because No one did anything about the first one! People who strike won’t get struck. People know who and who not to mess with.