Beneath the diplomacy of tablecloths appears the language of weapons. The government of India, whose Prime Minister Narendra Modi was received with full honors at the White House last June, tried to assassinate a prominent Sikh separatist leader, who is a US citizen, in New York after calling for the creation of a state. sovereign. This was reported this Wednesday by the Department of Justice.
The indictment on the failed assassination attempt reveals the two charges against the man of Indian nationality who was commissioned to hire a hitman to end the life of Gurpatwant Singh Pannun. The Modi government considers him a terrorist. The plan, according to federal prosecutors, was hatched by an unnamed Indian intelligence agent, referred to as CC-1, who was also linked to the assassination in Canada of a Sikh separatist leader.