Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told Parliament his security agencies are pursuing “credible allegations” (CBC) of a potential link between “agents of the Indian government” and the June murder of a Canadian citizen, Hardeep Singh Nijjar.
Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly and Public Safety Minister Dominic LeBlanc speak with reporters on Parliament Hill regarding allegations, based on intelligence reports, of a possible link between the Indian government and the killing of Sikh leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar.
The Canadian citizen was shot on June 18, 2023, outside a Sikh temple in Surrey, B.C.
Minister Joly announces that Canada has expelled a top Indian diplomat in response to the allegations.
Updated September 20, 2023 »
Prime Minister Trudeau urged India to take Canada’s investigations into Hardeep Singh Nijjar’s murder “with the utmost seriousness,” standing by his statement that evidence strongly points to Indian state involvement, despite New Delhi’s denial.
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Last Updated on September 20, 2023