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    Sikh community in US shocked over Indian restaurateurs' killing-Indians Abroad-The Times of India

    Sikh community in US shocked over Indian restaurateurs' killing
    30 Dec 2007, 1239 hrs IST,PTI
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    SILICON VALLEY: The killing of two Sikh brothers in their restaurant at Bay Area in California has shocked the community which suspected it to be the result of hate crime.

    The two Indian-American restaurateurs -- 30-year-old Ravinder Kalsi, owner of 'Sahib Indian Restaurant' and his 42-year-old brother Paramjit Kalsi -- were shot dead by unidentified men in their restaurant at Bay Area on Thursday night.

    The killings left Richmond's substantial Sikh community searching for reasons. "Nothing about the Kalsis made them obvious targets. They were totally pure guys, not in a fanatical way, just really hard-working," Kalsis' friend Gurman Bal said, adding he fears the killings could be a hate crime but police said there was no clear evidence of it.

    Police was clueless about the reason behind the killing. "The assailants had touched nothing. It does not look like a robbery. It looks like these two guys went in there to kill," Richmond Detective Sgt Mitch Peixoto said. "That's what worries me. Why?"

    However, police said, they will investigate all possibilities.

    "We are shocked," Tehal Singh, said an in-law of one of the victims.
     
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