A drunken passenger roughed up a Sikh cabbie and snatched the turban off his head in an assault the NYPD is investigating as a possible hate crime.
Harkirat Singh, 25, said the theft of his religious garb was the culmination of a scary encounter early Sunday with a belligerent boozehound and his three buddies that has made him too scared to drive another night shift.
“I’m so afraid. I don’t want to work,” Singh told the Daily News at his home in Ozone Park, Queens.
“It’s an insult on my religion, also,” he said. “An insult of my faith. It’s horrible.”
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