Three men in Victoria who were accused of racially abusing an Indian have been charged with the same, nearly six months after the crime has been committed. The incident happened on February 6, 2010.
Racial vilification charges have been imposed on them after it has been proved that three men were involved in racial and physical abuse of an Indian student when they were traveling in a bus on the route to Portsea on the Mornington Peninsula.
According to reports by AAP, two of them have been charged of encouraging racial hatred which lead to serious injuries and the usage of abhorrent language and physical assault. They have been given legal instructions to appear at the at the Frankston Magistrates Court.
If reports are to be believed, the third culprit is expected to be scrutinized on September 1 as well (the same date on which the two accused are instructed to mark their presence in the court)!
According to Victorian police, courtesy these serious racial vilification occurrence, it has been hoped that a strong signal would be sent to the people in communities that a behavior of such sort won’t be tolerated at all.
News related to racial behavior has come after a long period in attention. Additionally, this is the first occurrence when charges of such kind have been made in front of the court.