NEW YORK (CBS 2) — The man arrested in the hate crime slashing of a taxi driver was due back in court Monday.

Michael Enright, 21, was facing attempted murder charges in last week’s attack.

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He was being held in the psychiatric ward at Bellevue Hospital.

Police said Enright reached through the cabs partition and slashed Ahmed Sharif after asking him if he was a Muslim.

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Sharif suffered cuts on his neck, arms and hand.

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He was later invited to City Hall by Mayor Bloomberg.