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‘You Fu *** Indians,’ Texas woman says in viral video, had a gun

Texas Racist Attack On Indians: The Mexican was arrested.

A video of a woman in the United States hurling racial slurs at a group of Indian-American women has gone viral on social media. The Mexican can be heard saying “I hate you fucking Indians” in the clip which shocked social media users. The incident happened in the parking lot of the Sixty Vines restaurant in Dallas, Texas on Wednesday night. The attacker, who claims to be an American-born Mexican, is seen asking a group of Indian-American women to ‘go back to India’.

The video begins shortly after the confrontation between the women begins.

“All these Indians, come to America for a better life. … You come to our country and you want everything for free. I’m Mexican-American and I was born here,” the woman said, hurling abuse at four Indians . American women. She was later identified by police as Esmeralda Upton, who lives in Plano.

Officers from the Plano Police Department arrested Upton shortly after the Indian-American women reported the incident to authorities.

She was arrested on charges of “assault causing bodily harm and a terrorist uttering charge”, according to police. The PTI news agency said Upton was being held on $10,000 bond.

One of the Indian-American women tried to reason with the attacker and asked, “What makes you think we’re not American?” To this, Esmeralda replied, “It’s the way you speak. Because I’m Mexican-American and I speak English.”

She continued with her racist attitude saying, “If life is so good in India, why ***k are you in America.”

A five-and-a-half-minute clip was posted on Facebook by Rani Banerjee, who was part of the group that was assaulted.

Upton even assaulted the Indian-American women and asked them to turn off the camera, threatening to pull out a gun and shoot the four women. “Turn that fucking phone off or I swear to God I’m gonna shoot you.” One of the women recording the video was also shot in the face.

The video of the horrific incident which has since gone viral has garnered a lot of attention on social media.

“It’s so scary. In fact, she had a gun and wanted to shoot because these Native American women had accents while speaking English. Disgusting. This horrible woman needs to be prosecuted for a hate crime,” the activist said. Democratic Party Reema Rasool posting the video on Twitter.

Police, meanwhile, said the incident is currently being investigated as a hate crime. “Additional charges may be forthcoming,” the statement added.


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