21-year-old Sikh man stabbed to death in Canada

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 31, 2010 - 17:50

Toronto: A 21-year-old Sikh man was
stabbed to death in Canada when a fight broke out between two
neighbours over a noisy birthday party where he was a guest.

Buta Singh Sangha was stabbed when a fight broke out
between two neighbouring families over the birthday party
celebrations on Sunday, police said.

Sangha was invited as a guest by the family
celebrating the birthday of their baby when the dispute with
the neighbours started.

He was stabbed as the dispute turned violent.

Others in the quiet residential neighbourhood called
911 several times because of loud conflicts between people in
the two residences, The Vancouver Sun reported.

Police arrived at the scene and found Sangha in severe
medical distress. He died in hospital.

"This incident remains as an altercation between
neighbours and does not have any links to gangs, drugs or
organised crime," the paper quoted Dale Carr, of the
Integrated Homicide Investigation Team, as saying.

Police has arrested a 32-year-old history-sheeter on
Monday and charged him with second-degree murder in the
slaying of Sangha. He was produced in Surrey Provincial Court

The man, Adrian Skara, had previously been charged for
robbery, break-ins, breaches of probation and possession of
stolen property.


First Published: Wednesday, March 31, 2010 - 17:50

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