MEA after 3 Indians arrested in Nijjar Killing


MEA spokesperson mentioned that they haven’t acquired any request from the Canadian facet for a similar as these arrested haven’t requested for consular entry but.

The Ministry of External Affairs mentioned on Thursday that Canada has not supplied any ‘particular’ proof or related info in the Hardeep Singh Nijjar killing case and that no ‘formal communication’ has been supplied to India over the arrests of three Indians allegedly concerned in the matter.

“No specific or relevant evidence or information has been given to us in this matter. Canada has informed us about the arrest. But we have not got any formal communication…,” MEA Spokesperson mentioned on three Indians arrested in Canada in Nijjar killing.

“Therefore, understand a view that the matter is being prejudged when people say x or y. Obviously, there are political interests at work. We have long maintained that separatists, extremists and those advocating violence have been given political space in Canada,” he mentioned in a press briefing on Thursday.

“Our diplomats have been threatened with impunity and obstructed in their performance of duties. We have also pointed out to the Canadian authorities that figures associated with organised crimes with links in India have been allowed entry and residency. Many extradition requests are pending with them. We are having discussions at the diplomatic levels on all these matters with the Canadian side,” he added.

On being requested if India has given consular entry to the three Indians arrested in Nijjar Killing case, MEA spokesperson mentioned that they haven’t acquired any request from the Canadian facet for a similar as these arrested haven’t requested for the consular entry but.

(*3*) he mentioned.

The three males have been taken into custody in Edmonton final week on Friday and are accused of first-degree homicide and murderous conspiracy in reference to the June 2023 capturing of Nijjar, which severely broken Canada’s relations with India.

Notably, ties between India and Canada have been strained after Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau accused brokers of the Indian authorities of killing Nijjar. However, India has dismissed the accusations as ‘absurd’ and ‘motivated’.

Hardeep Singh Nijjar, who was designated a terrorist by India’s National Investigation Agency in 2020, was shot and killed as he got here out of a Gurdwara in Surrey in June final 12 months. 

The video of his killing that reportedly surfaced in March this 12 months confirmed Nijjar being shot by armed males in what has been described as a ‘contract killing.’

Last week, Canadian police launched pictures of all three individuals arrested in the killing of India-designated terrorist, Nijjar final 12 months amid an ongoing probe into alleged connections of the Indian authorities.

Along with pictures of the three accused, the Canadian police additionally launched the pictures of the automotive believed to have been utilized by the suspects in the time main as much as the murder, in and across the Surrey space.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) of Surrey, RCMP had mentioned that on the morning of May 3, IHIT investigators, with the help of members from the British Columbia and Alberta RCMP and the Edmonton Police Service, arrested the three males for the June 2023 killing of Nijjar. 

(This story has not been edited by DNA employees and is printed from ANI)

Nilesh Desai
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