PM Trudeau after 3 Indian arrested over Hardeep Nijjar’s murder


Nijjar, a Canadian citizen, was shot useless exterior a gurdwara in Surrey, British Columbia, on 18 June, 2023.

Canada is a ‘rule-of-law nation’ with a robust and unbiased justice system and a basic dedication to guard its residents, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has mentioned, a day after three Indian nationals have been charged with the murder of Khalistan separatist Hardeep Singh Nijjar.

Nijjar, a Canadian citizen, was shot useless exterior a gurdwara in Surrey, British Columbia, on 18 June, 2023.

Karan Brar, 22, Kamalpreet Singh, 22, and Karanpreet Singh, 28, all Indian nationals residing in Edmonton have been charged on Friday with first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder.

(*3*) Trudeau mentioned concerning the arrests on Saturday at a Toronto gala celebrating Sikh heritage and tradition.

“As the RCMP stated, the investigation remains ongoing, as does a separate and distinct investigation not limited to the involvement of the three people arrested yesterday,” Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) quoted Trudeau as saying.

He mentioned that many in Canada’s Sikh group are feeling unsafe following Nijjar’s killing, including: “Every Canadian has the fundamental right to live safely and free from discrimination and threats of violence in Canada.”

The ties between India and Canada got here underneath extreme pressure following Trudeau’s allegations in September 2023 of the “potential” involvement of Indian brokers within the killing of 45-year-old Nijjar, a Khalistan separatist.

India has dismissed Trudeau’s expenses as “absurd” and “motivated.”

The presence of Sikh separatist teams in Canada has lengthy annoyed India, which had designated Nijjar a “terrorist.”

After three Indian nationals have been arrested in reference to the murder, Police in Canada mentioned they’d labored with US legislation enforcement businesses, with out giving extra particulars.

The police prompt extra arrests is likely to be coming. Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Assistant Commissioner David Teboul, the power’s commander for the Pacific area, mentioned Friday that he would not touch upon the alleged hyperlinks between the three males arrested and Indian officers however famous the power is “investigating connections to the government of India.”

Meanwhile, exterior affairs minister S Jaishankar on Saturday, 4 May, mentioned what is going on in poll-bound Canada over the killing of Nijjar is usually as a consequence of their inside politics and has nothing to do with India.

He mentioned a piece of pro-Khalistan persons are utilizing Canada’s democracy, making a foyer and have grow to be a vote financial institution.

The ruling social gathering in Canada has no majority in Parliament and a few events rely upon pro-Khalistan leaders, he mentioned.

“We have convinced them several times not to give visa, legitimacy or political space to such people which is causing problems for them (Canada), for us and also for our relationship,” Jaishankar mentioned.

But the Canadian authorities has not achieved something, Jaishankar mentioned, including that India sought the extradition of 25 individuals, most of whom are pro-Khalistan, however they didn’t pay any heed.

“Canada did not give any proof. They do not share any evidence with us in certain cases, police agencies also do not cooperate with us. It is their political compulsion in Canada to blame India. As elections are coming in Canada, they indulge in vote bank politics,” the minister mentioned.

(This story has not been edited by DNA workers and is printed from PTI)

Nilesh Desai
Nilesh Desai
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