According to the NIA, all 16 separatist groups are members of the Sikhs for Justice (SFJ). Those who filed the chargesheet also included some key members of the SFJ.
New Delhi. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday filed a chargesheet against 16 foreign nationals from the US, Canada and the UK for creating Khalistan under the secularist campaign in the referendum.
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According to the NIA, all 16 separatist groups are members of the Sikhs for Justice (SFJ). Those who filed the chargesheet also included some key members of the SFJ. Among them Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, Hardeep Singh Nijjar and Paramjit Singh – all three have already been designated as ‘terrorists’ under illegal activities. Several other cases have also been registered against Gurpatwant in Punjab and Haryana under UAPA.
The others who have been charged are Avtar Singh Pannun, Gurpreet Singh Bagi, Harpreet Singh, Sarabjit Singh Bannur, Amardeep Singh Purewal, J.S. Dhaliwal, Kulwant Singh Modha, Dapinderjit Singh, Kulwant Singh, Harjap Singh, Sarabjit Singh, Jatinder Singh Grewal and Himmat Singh.
According to the NIA, the SFJ has been declared an ‘illegal union’ under the UAPA. Another case was registered in 2019 under UAPA, among other sections against the group.
According to an NIA official, the investigation into the case has revealed that the SFJ, which was mobilized in the name of a human rights advocacy group, is a frontal organization of “Khalistan terrorist organizations” operating from foreign lands, including Pakistan.
It was a separatist organization under the guise of ‘Human Rights Advocacy Group’ with its offices in various foreign countries like USA, Canada, UK and Australia. It is a frontal organization of Khalistan terrorist organizations operating from countries outside India.
The official also said that under the ‘Referendum 2020’ campaign, several social media accounts were launched on Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, YouTube channel and several websites, which were used to spread sedition and animosity among the people on the basis of religion. Is going .
“These pages and websites are being used to radicalize the youth, disrupt peace and harmony and raise funds for terrorist activities,” the official said. The official further said that SFJ was trying to weaken India’s security by inciting Sikh personnel in the Indian Army to revolt against the country.
The official said, “They have not only tried to provoke Sikh personnel in the Indian Army and get involved in their cause, they are also trying to radicalize the youth of Kashmir and openly seek separation of Kashmir from India Support is increasing, ”the official said.
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During its investigation, the NIA also identified immovable properties in Gurpatwant in Amritsar and Nijjar in Jalandhar, which will now be attached. The official said that under Section 51-A of the UAPA, the Home Ministry ordered attachment of these properties. Is.