"Hindoo Pleads Guilty to Crime"

Newspaper article from an undated source describes the sentence for Ashar Singh (misspelled here as "Ashur"), who was charged with "attempting an unnatural crime upon the person of a boy at Burley." The article indicates that the attempted crime had caused an "uprising by Burley last Sunday when the Hindoo population was ordered to leave town."

Law & Justice

Date: 1915
Subject(s): Ashar Singh
Language: English
Location: Idaho

Holding Institution: Idaho State Archives
Collection: Idaho Penitentiary Inmate Records
Item History: 2011-12-16 (created); 2013-07-17 (modified)

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