A case relating to 2 Canadian Sikhs being positioned on a no-fly record within the nation has now been linked to an alleged Pakistan-based plot to make use of pro-Khalistan parts to conduct terrorist acts in India, in accordance with a brand new report.
The particulars emerged as two males — Bhagat Singh Brar and his enterprise companion Parvkar Singh Dulai — challenged being blocked from travelling by air. According to the report from Stewart Bell within the Canadian outlet Global News, Brar was “promoting extremism, including the radicalisation of youth, with the aim of achieving Khalistan independence; and attack planning and facilitation, including weapons procurement, to conduct attacks in India,” as per supporting case paperwork filed by Canadian safety businesses, together with Public Safety Canada, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Canadian Security Intelligence Service, the nation’s spy company.
Dulai was described as a “facilitator of terrorist-related activities and has shown an ongoing pattern of involvement within the Khalistani extremist milieu”.
The report stated that Brar visited Pakistan in 2015 and collaborated with one Gurjeet Singh Cheema to plan an assault in India. These paperwork alleged that Brar collected donations for gurdwaras and “is suspected to have been diverting major part of the funds for anti-India activities”. He was additionally linked to Pakistan’s intelligence service, ISI. Dulai has been described as a really vocal supporter of Khalistan.
Brar once more visited Pakistan in 2018 to fulfill his father who occurs to be Lakhbir Singh Rode, nephew of Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale and founding father of the banned International Sikh Youth Federation.
To be clear, none of those allegations have been confirmed in any courtroom nor have both Brar or Dulai been charged with terrorism. Both have additionally denied the allegations contained within the Canadian safety paperwork in filings made by their legal professionals on this case.
Shuvaloy Majumdar, a senior fellow with the Ottawa-based Macdonald-Laurier Institute, stated that Bell’s explosive article uncovered the “depth” of how Pakistan’s intelligence operations place themselves as group brokers. “This is a national security story impacting not one but two democracies, and has to be taken seriously as any other state sponsorship of terrorism.”
Officials at India’s excessive fee in Ottawa refused to touch upon these revelations. However, Indian officers stated New Delhi believes this occasion buttresses their perception that Pakistan is intricately concerned in pro-Khalistan actions in Canada, together with tried terror assaults in India.
Bhagat Singh Brar and Parvkar Singh Dulai are within the no-fly record Canada for facilitating terror; the previous is the son of Lakhbir Singh Rode, nephew of slain militant preacher Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale