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Race death

Issue No. 1699

Race death

AN INDIAN shopkeeper died last week after being beaten up by a teenage gang in west London. In the weeks leading up to the attack he had been racially harrassed, probably by the same gang. Kombra Divakaran chased the group out of his shop in Bayswater after they stole a football. He was then set upon and kicked. He died on Tuesday of last week. The police have said there is a racial motivation to the attack.


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Sat 3 Jun 2000, 00:00 BST
Issue No. 1699
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