NIA Seeking Information from 5 Nations in Connection with Sikhs for Justice, Khalistani Conspiracy Case

The Nationwide Investigation Company (NIA) is searching for info and support from USA, UK, Canada, Denmark and Sweden in connection with its investigation in the Sikhs for Justice and Khalistani conspiracy case. MEA Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava confirmed to CNN-News18 that such a request has gone to USA underneath the Mutual Authorized Help Treaty.

“Now we have issued a mutual authorized help request to USA for investigation in the matter of Sikhs for Justice, Referendum 2020. And as per process, the request has been immediately despatched to the USA, Division of Justice, by involved authorities,” he stated.


MHA officers confirmed {that a} comparable trade underneath MLAT can be taking place with different nations the place SFJ, Khalistan Tiger Pressure, Khalistan Zindabad Pressure and different our bodies have been organising protests at Indian missions. “It’s evident these protests are paid for. The presence of Khalistani terrorists like Pamma and Nijjar at a few of these protests make it clear who’s organising them. Since they’re proscribed terrorists, we have now requested authorities in UK, USA and Canada to take motion,” an NIA officer advised CNN-News18.

On the query of Denmark and Sweden, the officer stated the nations have been requested for details about crowdfunding web site A number of customers have sought donations on the web site in the identify of Indian farmers. Images and movies from the farmer protest web site have been shared to justify the trigger. Although the NIA says its investigation isn’t linked to the farmer agitation, it suspects these elevating funds are misusing the identify of farmers and the funds could also be used for “different function”.

“We wish to know the small print about those that are elevating cash on such platforms,” an officer stated.

The NIA is investigating two separate instances associated to Khalistani teams. The primary connects to Referendum 2020 whereas the second FIR is about SFJ, KTF, BKI and different teams routing funds to India through NGOs to “unfold disaffection in opposition to Indian state”.

The chargesheet has been filed in opposition to 16 individuals together with British, American and Canadian nationals in the Referendum 2020 case whereas summons have bene despatched to 45 in connection with the funding case.

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