David Hook accused Balmeet Singh of "trying to blow up this country" before throwing a drink at him.
This week in Bakersfield, California, a man accused of yelling racial slurs, threatening violence and throwing a drink at a Sikh man back in September has pleaded no contest to hate crime charges.
40-year-old David Hook was accused of attacking Balmeet Singh outside a restaurant on September 30. Hook approached Singh and began cursing and yelling racial slurs at him. He told Singh, "You're trying to blow up this country. I should… kill you right now," before throwing a cup of soda on him.
Singh shared about the incident in a video posted to YouTube in October: