Well-known Brampton realtor and radio host was the victim of axe attack
Published August 10, 2022 at 6:36 pm
A Brampton realtor and radio host was the victim of a violent attack last week.
Peel Regional Police said they are investigating an axe and machete attack reported on Aug. 4. The man was attacked at 8:16 a.m. shortly after getting into his car in the area of Mayfield and Hurontario.
Surveillance video shows a man running up to the vehicle, smashing the driver side window with an axe and then hitting the victim with the axe. Two other men, one armed with a machete, joined in.
The man who was attacked was well-known Brampton realtor and radio personality Joti Singh Mann.
Several messages on Mann’s Instagram account condemn the attack.
“I wish Joti Singh Mann a speedy recovery and the culprits must be brought to justice at the earliest,” one person wrote.
Very saddened to hear about the disgusting attack against media host Joti Singh Mann. I strongly ask that the authorities take this matter seriously and find those that committed this heinous act. I wish Joti a speedy recovery in this trying time.
— Navjit Kaur Brar (@Navjitkaurbrar) August 4, 2022
“Sending you and your family all my love and prayers. Praying for a speedy recovery for you and to have Justice served,” another person wrote.
On his realty website, Mann says he has lived in Brampton for “quite some time.” He helped get food to residents in need at the start of the pandemic, according to a twitter post. He was also a radio host with Punjabi radio station, Fateh Radio.
Police say the attack was targeted and there is no threat to public safety.
Mann is expected to recover from his injuries.insauga's Editorial Standards and Policies advertising