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‘Where is the evidence?’: Indian envoy to Canada amid allegations over Nijjar’s killing, diplomatic standoff

India’s High Commissioner to Canada Sanjay Kumar Verma has requested Canada for evidence that would enhance allegations made towards India that it’s making an allowance for the killing of Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar. In an interview with Canadian platform The Globe and Mail on Friday (Nov 3), the envoy mentioned, “There isn’t this kind of thing as a particular or relevant records supplied in this case for us to support them within the investigation.”

“Where is the evidence? Where is the conclusion of the investigation? I could presumably perchance race a step extra and snort now the investigation has already been unpleasant. A path has arrive from any individual at a excessive level to pronounce India or Indian agents are on the support of it,” the envoy added.

The Indian envoy’s name for evidence comes in response to Canadian Top Minister Justin Trudeau’s allegations he leveled towards India in September the build aside he mentioned that agents of the Indian government are making an allowance for Nijjar’s killing.

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“You is liable to be talking about unlawful wiretaps and talking about evidence. Conversations between two diplomats are stable by all international law,” the envoy mentioned. “Point to me the plan you captured these conversations. Point to me that any individual didn’t mimic the train.”

The envoy also famous that India has made 26 extradition requests to Ottawa over the final 5 or six years and is asking forward to crawl.

India has already disregarded the allegations in Nijjar’s killing and termed them “absurd and motivated.” The nation also retaliated by expelling a Canadian diplomat when Ottawa eliminated a top Indian diplomat – Senior Punjab cadre IPS officer Pavan Kumar Rai, the head of Indian intelligence in Canada.

In accordance to Unique Delhi’s issues over diplomatic parity, Canada withdrew 41 diplomats from India. Amid the diplomatic standoff, Ottawa also suspended visa and consular products and companies in Chandigarh, Mumbai, and Bengaluru consulates.

Questions of security

Talking about the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) security supplied to him, the envoy mentioned, “I feel that is despise speech and an incitement to violence.”

“I’m inquisitive about my security and security. I’m inquisitive about the protection and security of my consul generals. God forbid if something happens,” he added.

Stressing that Canada must unravel the “core snarl” the envoy mentioned, “Don’t enable your soil to be outmoded by a neighborhood of Canadian voters who must dismember India.”

“Who must snarl the sovereignty and territorial integrity of India,” he added.

(With inputs from agencies)

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