New Delhi [India]June 17 (ANI): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will investigate attacks by Khalistani elements on the Indian High Commission in Canada and the United States, according to Delhi Police.
The Delhi Police Task Force has registered FIR under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) for the March 2023 attacks in Canada and San Francisco (USA). A Delhi police source said the case has now been handed over to the National Intelligence Service.
Pro-Khalistan supporters in the US recently threatened the Indian embassy and Indian ambassador to the US, Taranjit Singh Sandhu, during protests.
During a rally outside the embassy, a protester directly threatened the ambassador in a speech, saying “hypocrisy” would end and that the ambassador could face a fate similar to that faced by former Indian president Zal Singh in 1994.
In response, the U.S. said: “Violence or threats of violence against diplomatic facilities and personnel in the United States are of serious concern and will not be tolerated.”
Several protests by Khalistan supporters took place outside the Indian embassy and consulate in San Francisco.
The Indian Consulate in San Francisco was also attacked on March 20.
Recently, a video surfaced on social media showing pro-Khalistan protesters gathering at the San Francisco consulate, chanting slogans in support of pro-Khalistan leader Amri Pal Singh, and following their abandonment of the diplomatic mission. question the staff.
The United States said it condemned the violence during recent protests at Indian diplomatic facilities in the country.
Supporters of Khalistan protest outside the Indian embassy in Canada in March. They held up slogans in support of Khalistan and allegedly attacked journalists of Indian descent who were present. (Arnie)
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