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Hamas supporter Riddhi Patel, who earlier said 'f*ck Hindu fascism', arrested for death threats to Bakersfield Council members in US
Riddhi Patel
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Hamas supporter Riddhi Patel, who earlier said 'f*ck Hindu fascism', arrested for death threats to Bakersfield Council members in US

| @indiablooms | 13 Apr 2024, 01:42 pm

Washington/IBNS: Riddhi Patel, a pro-Palestine Indian-American citizen, was arrested on Wednesday after she gave death threats to the Bakersfield Council members in California, United States.

Patel, who is of Indian origin, was seen in a video threatening to kill the council members including Republic Mayor Karen Goh.

She was heard saying, "You guys are all horrible human beings and Jesus probably would have killed you himself…You guys don’t care about anything happening in Palestine or any other country where oppression occurs because you don't care about oppression occurring here."

"I hope one day somebody brings the guillotine and kills all of you mother****ers," she added.

Patel was arrested on Wednesday on 16 felony counts, it was confirmed by Bakersfield Police.

But who is Riddhi Patel?

Riddhi Patel, 28, is a pro-Palestine American citizen of Indian origin.

As per reports, Patel is the Economic Development Coordinator for the Centre for Race, Poverty and the Environment, which she joined in 2020.

Born and raised in Bakersfield, Patel attended Stockdale High School. She did Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience.

Riddhi Patel's controversies

In the past, Riddhi Patel made anti-Hindi and anti-Narendra Modi remarks stirring controversy.

On January 21, Patel posted on Facebook, "Man f**k Modi. F**k the BJP. F**k Nikki Haley. F**k Dinesh. F**k Bobby Jindal. F**k Hindu Fascism."

Photo courtesy: Screenshot grab from Facebook Photo courtesy: Screenshot grab from Facebook

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