Hindu Temple in Windsor Vandalized with Anti-Hindu, Anti-India Graffiti
A Hindu temple in Windsor, Canada, was vandalized with anti-Hindu and anti-India graffiti. Windsor police has launched an investigation into the matter. Videos of the incident show one man with his face covered spraying the walls of the temple while another man who also had his face covered, kept watch.
A Hindu temple in the 1700 block of Northway Avenue, Windsor, was vandalized with “anti-Hindu and anti-India graffiti.” Windsor police have launched an investigation into the matter and also released a video showing the two suspects. In the video, one man wearing all black with his face covered spraying the wall of the temple. Another man can be seen keeping watch.
A statement detailing the incident read, “On April 5, 2023, officers were dispatched to a Hindu temple in the 1700 block of Northway Avenue following a report of hate-motivated vandalism. Officers discovered anti-Hindu and anti-India graffiti sprayed in black on an exterior wall of the building.”
The police has asked people living in the area to check their home surveillance footage between 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. local time. As of now, it is unclear who the perpetrators are and what is being done to bring them under custody.
There have been multiple instances of vandalism in Canada and even Australia. In February, Ram Mandir in Mississauga was vandalized and before that, it was the Gauri Shankar temple in Brampton. In Australia, there have been four instances of vandalism with the most recent being at the Shree Laxmi Narayan Temple in Brisbane.