FAKE HATE: Montclair State Muslim Charged After Bogus Hate Crime Report
An 18-year-old Montclair State University student was charged with filing a false report after he alleged three white men in hoodies beat him and called him an “Islamic terrorist” Thursday night.
It was all a lie.
North Jersey.com reported:
Police at Montclair State University have charged a student with filing a false report after an investigation determined that his claim that he was assaulted outside a residence hall was untrue, the school said Monday.
Navjoat Aulakh, 18, of Carteret allegedly said three white men assaulted him and called him an “Islamic terrorist” outside Whitman Hall Thursday night. An alert was issued to students and staff.
But in an email on Friday, Police Chief Paul Cell said an investigation determined Aulakh’s story was “fabricated.”
“Sadly this individual chose to put our community in fear and this type of action will not be tolerated,” Cell said in the email. Aulakh also will be charged with creating a false public alarm, the university said.