FBI warns extremist Sikhs of death threats in America after Nijjar death

Anjali Sharma

GG News Bureau

NEW YORK, 25th Sept. According to a report by The Intercept US Federal Bureau of Investigation on Sunday have firmly told numerous high-profile extremist Sikhs in California over the summer with the ominous message that their lives were in danger after the death of Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar in June who was gun down outside a Sikh temple in Surrey British Columbia.

FBI called and visited Pritpal Singh and two other Sikh Americans, according to Pritpal Singh, a US citizen and coordinator for the American Sikh Caucus Committee.

Sukhman Dhami, coordinator of Ensaaf, a charitable organization with headquarters in California, claimed that Sikhs in the US have received police alerts regarding political threats.

CTV News in a report said that intelligence gathered from a significant ally, without specifying which one, and monitoring of Indian diplomats in Canada proved India was responsible for the murder.

Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK and the United States the “Five Eyes” cooperation for intelligence-sharing apparently knew about Niijar findings.

India has referred to the accusations as “absurd,” has halted to grant visas to Canadians and ordered Canada to scale back its diplomatic personnel in India

Both nations expelled top officials.

According to media reports, Nijjar, an Indian-born plumber who became a citizen of Canada in 2007, was  wanted by India and on a no fly list..

Nijjar is wanted on terrorism and sedition-related offences after being labeled a terrorist by Indian authorities in 2020.

The properties of a Sikh separatist and close friend of Hardeep Singh Nijjar were seized on Saturday by India’s top investigation agency.

Gurpatwant Singh Pannu, a lawyer shuttling between America-Canada is wanted on charges of terrorism and sedition-related charges after being labeled an “individual-terrorist” by Indian authorities in 2020.

He is the founder of the US-based organization Sikhs For Justice.

The organization, India has outlawed, has made a strong case for the establishment of Khalistan, an independent Sikh nation.

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