Six men vandalized a statue of Mahatma Gandhi outside a Hindu temple in Queens early Tuesday morning. He is two weeks after the statue was toppled in another act of vandalism.
In a recent incident in front of the Shri Tulsi Mandir on South Richmond Hill, a mob of vandals smashed a life-sized Gandhi statue to pieces with hammers around 1:30 a.m., according to police. rice field.
The suspect also said "kutta," which means dog in Hindi, "Grandpi," and "Dog," he sprayed onto the road outside the temple on 111th Street, police said. Told.
Pandit Maharaj , the founder of the temple, told Queens Courier. He fled the scene in two vehicles, a white Mercedes-Benz and a presumably Toyota, police say the Camry may have been used as a paint cab.