Gandhi Statue at Indian Embassy in DC Desecrated Amid US Protests. The US Ambassador to India, Ken Juster apologized. US Police has launched an investigation on the matter.
A statue of Mahatma Gandhi outside the Indian Embassy in Washington DC was desecrated by unruly elements involved in the ongoing protests in the United States over the death of George Floyd.
“So sorry to see the desecration of the Gandhi statue in Washington, DC. Please accept our sincere apologies,” Juster said.
Violent protests have been raging across the United States including Washington DC after George Floyd, an African-American died last week on account of police brutality in Minneapolis.
‘ US prosecutors on Thursday announced new charges against all the four sacked Minneapolis police officers who were present while Floyd died in custody’.
At least five people have died across the country and several have been injured in the protests that have led to property damage in several states. President Donald Trump has threatened military action against violent agitators.