Second Youth Sentenced in Attack on Hindu Pizza Deliveryman

November 15, 2004

Source: INDIA New England News

On November 15, 2004 INDIA New England News reported, "a second man has been sentenced to state prison in the 2003 attack on an Indian graduate student who was delivering food. Christopher Pereira, 21, of New Bedford, pleaded guilty on Oct. 27 in New Bedford Superior Court to armed robbery and other charges related to the attack on Saurabh Bhalerao. Pereira lived in the home where Bhalerao was beaten and kidnapped on June 22, 2003... Pereira is one of four youths charged in the attack. Ryan Marsh, 18, pleaded guilty earlier this year to a list of charges, including kidnapping and armed robbery, and was sentenced to seven and a half years in state prison. The cases of Christopher Hansen and Tyrell Tavares, both 18, are pending in court."