A 31-YEAR-OLD woman who pushed a man in front of an oncoming train did so because she hated Muslims.
Erika Menendez a homeless woman who has been diagnosed with bi-polar disorder pushed Sunando Sen, a Hindu immigrant from India. She was arrested after her family tipped off police.
Menendez’s boyfriend has said that she held highly prejudicial views against Muslims ever since the events of 9/11 and Menendez told police, “I’ve hated Hindus and Muslims since 2001 since they put down the Twin Towers. I have been beating them up since.”
Mr Sen from Calcutta was described as a hard working immigrant was pushed in front of Train 7 whilst waiting at the New York subway.
Mr Sen’s roommate Ar Suman said: “I can’t believe this right now.”
Md Khan another one of Mr Sen’s roomates said: “My heart is broken because this guy was so nice and quiet.”
Sen, 46 had never met Menendez before she suddenly shoved him in front of the train. Menendez said she “thought it would be cool.”
This is the latest in a long line of Islamaphobic attacks in the US.