Man Who Attacked Transgender Girl Had Earlier Hate-crime Bust

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An alleged bigot who obtained a slap on the wrist after a Bronx hate-crime arrest is now accused of beating a transgender girl with a chair on Christmas Day.

Kane Sekou, 40, attacked the 31-year-old sufferer in a Brooklyn homeless shelter, yelling anti-gay slurs as he struck her within the again, prosecutors mentioned Wednesday. He was indicted on hate-crime assault prices.

The bust comes lower than a yr after a homosexual man accused Sekou of clocking him within the head with a rock and pipe within the Bronx.Police arrested him on hate crime, assault and weapon prices Feb. 21, however on March 13, he pleaded responsible to disorderly conduct, serving simply seven days of group service.

A spokeswoman for the Bronx District Legal professional’s workplace could not instantly say what led to the plea.

The Christmas Day assault occurred inside a shelter in Bedford-Stuyvesant, prosecutors mentioned. Sekou rushed the sufferer as she walked down a corridor towards a toilet, screaming that he hated homosexual individuals, then smashed her with a chair, authorities mentioned.

Sekou was ordered held on $20,000 bail at his arraignment Wednesday.

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