US charges Indian govt official for plotting to kill Khalistani separatist Gurpatwant Pannun
US authorities have charged an Indian man, Nikhil Gupta, with murder-for-hire charges for attempting to kill a Sikh separatist leader in the US. The charges were announced by US Attorney Damian Williams, and Gupta was arrested in Czechoslovakia.
United States authorities have charged an Indian government hired official with murder-for-hire charges for attempt to kill Khalistani separatist and leader of banned Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) outfit Gurpatwant Singh Pannun on American soil. The development comes just hours after India announced they have formed a high-level probe committee into security concerns shared by the US during the recently concluded bilateral meet.