The major crackdown occurred just days after Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sparked a major diplomatic dispute between the two nations...
Digital Desk: The National Investigation Agency has compiled a list of 19 fugitive Khalistani terrorists living in the UK, US, Canada, Dubai, Pakistan, and other countries whose properties are also likely to be seized, a day after a major crackdown on Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, a terrorist from the Khalistan and the leader of the banned separatist group Sikhs for Justice. security agencies have been pursuing them for years.
The severe anti-terror law UAPA will be used for the action. These terrorists are allegedly spreading misinformation about India from abroad.
The list names Paramjit Singh Pamma, hiding in the UK, Wadhwa Singh Babbar alia Chacha hiding in Pakistan, Kulwant Singh Muthra in the UK, Jay Dhaliwal in the US, Sukhpal Singh in the UK, Harpreet Singh alias Rana Singh in the US, Sarabjeet Singh Bennur in the UK, Kulwant Singh alias Kanta in the UK, Harjap Singh alias Jappy Singh in California, US, Ranjit Singh Neeta in Lahore, Pakistan, Gurmeet Singh alias Bagga alias Baba, Gurpreet Singh alias Baaghi in the UK, Jasmeet Singh Hakimzada in Dubai, Gurjant Singh Dhillon in Australia, Lakhbir Singh Rode in Europe and Canada, Amardeep Singh Poorewal in California, US, Jatinder Singh Grewal in Canada, Dupinder Jeet in UK, S Himmat Singh in New York, US.
Pannun's house in Chandigarh, Punjab were seized and some of his land in Amritsar was confiscated by the NIA on Saturday. Pannun, who is charged with 22 crimes in Punjab, including three counts of sedition, recently threatened to expel Hindus from Indo-Canada and send them back to India.
The major crackdown occurs just days after Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sparked a major diplomatic dispute between the two nations over the terrorist from the Khalistani militant group who killed Hardeep Singh Nijjar.
These terrorists support the creation of "Khalistan," a religiously-based independent state in India that would be carved from Punjab and many of its neighbouring areas. Additionally, "Punjab Independence Referendum" campaigns were held by Sikhs for Justice in Australia and Canada. The Indian government has asked the Canadian government to take action against the alleged referendums, calling them "unfortunate."