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‘Worrying’: British Sikh MP reacts to Canada’s accusation against India

The reports coming from Canada were “worrying”, the British parliamentarian reacted to Justin Trudeau’s accusations.


Amid the sharp escalation of diplomatic tensions, sparked by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s accusation of Indian involvement in the murder of a Khalistani terrorist on its territory, British Labor Party MP Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi said on Tuesday that many “anxious, angry and fearful Sikhs” from Slough and beyond have contacted him.

He added that the reports coming out of Canada were “concerning.”

Taking his official name at Canadian Minister Trudeau stated that they have been working “With close allies, we are in contact with the UK government to ensure justice is done.”

In a bombshell charge on Monday, Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau alleged that Indian agents were behind the shooting death of Khalistan Tiger Force chief Hardeep Singh Nijjar.

In his speech to the Canadian Parliament on Monday (US local time), Trudeau said his country’s national security officials had reason to believe that “agents of the Indian government” carried out the murder of the Canadian citizen, who also He served as president of the Surrey Guru. Nanak Sikh Gurdwara.

“Canadian security agencies have been actively pursuing credible allegations of a potential link between agents of the Government of India and the murder of a Canadian citizen, Hardeep Singh Nijjar,” Trudeau said.

India, however, rejected the allegations, calling them “absurd” and “motivated.”

“We have seen and rejected the statement of the Canadian Prime Minister in its Parliament, as well as the statement of its Minister of Foreign Affairs,” the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MEA) said in an official statement.

“Allegations of the Indian government’s involvement in any violence in Canada are absurd and motivated,” he said.

World leaders also expressed “deep concerns” over Trudeau’s allegations linking the Indian government to the shooting death of the Khalistan Tiger Force chief in British Columbia, Canada.

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated channel.)

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