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Vandals Paint Swastika, 'White Power' On Sign At Sikh House Of Worship

ORANGEVALE (CBS13) — The Sacramento County Sheriff's office is investigating a case of vandalism at a Sikh house of worship in Orangevale.

Swastika 2 - Guru Maneyo Granth Gurdwara Sahib
(credit: Guru Maneyo Granth Gurdwara Sahib)

Vandals painted a swastika and wrote "white power" on a sign in front of Guru Maneyo Granth Gurdwara Sahib on Walnut Avenue. The vandalism was discovered early Monday morning.

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The sheriff's office is investigating this as a hate crime. Deputies helped clean up the vandalism on Monday.

The FBI's latest annual report on hate crimes shows a 200% spike in anti-Sikh violence in the U.S. compared to 2017.


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