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Harmit Bhangu

Rest area stabbing suspect mentally ill, court documents state

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MOORHEAD - Clay County Social Services has filed a petition to civilly commit a Canadian man accused of nearly stabbing another man to death at a rest stop here earlier this month because the 32-year-old is mentally ill.


The petition states that Harmit Singh Bhangu poses a risk of "serious, imminent, physical harm" to himself and others if he is not held in a treatment facility, Clay County District Court documents state.

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