The NIA has alleged that Canada-based Khalistani terrorist Gurpatwant Singh Pannun had deliberate to create a territory known as the ‘democratic republic of Urduistan’ in an try and separate Kashmir from India.
The National Investigation Agency’s (NIA) report states that Pannun’s major agenda by the Sikh for Justice (SFJ) organisation is to divide India.
“Pannun goals to divide India alongside non secular strains. He intends to affect the nation’s Muslim inhabitants to determine a separate Muslim nation, which he needs to call the ‘democratic republic of Urduistan.’
“Furthermore, he’s actively working to radicalise the folks of Kashmir to be able to probably facilitate Kashmir’s separation from India, ” the NIA’s newest report says.
The company has claimed in its file that Pannun incited younger people to interact in a secessionist motion and inspired them to put up provocative posters bearing pro-liberation slogans in Punjab.
In an earlier report, the NIA had talked about that Pannun runs legislation corporations as he graduated in legislation from Punjab University.
His legislation agency is named ‘Pannun Law Firm, ‘ with places of work in New York (Astoria Boulevard, Queens) and California (Liberty Street, Fremont).
However, he’s spreading hatred and repeatedly creating legislation and order issues in India.
Pannun has been booked in 16 instances filed in Delhi, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and Haryana.
On July 6, 2017, a case underneath Sections 124-A, 153-A, 153-B, and 120-B of the IPC was filed towards Pannun at PS Sohna, SAS Nagar. Several youths have been arrested in reference to this case.
The Intelligence file mentions that, on Pannun’s directions, the arrested youths have been concerned in selling the secessionist motion and posting provocative posters with pro-liberation slogans in Punjab.
A case underneath the TADA Act was additionally registered towards Pannun on December 20, 1990. On April 2, 2018, one other case was filed towards Pannun at PS Sadar Banga, SBS Nagar.
Pannun was accused of encouraging Sikh youths to burn liquor outlets and have interaction in different damaging actions.
A month later, on May 31, 2018, one other FIR was lodged at PS Rangar Nangal, Batala.
The police dismantled a terror module engaged in burning liquor outlets and planning different damaging actions and killings.
It was revealed that they have been instigated by Pannun who additionally urged youths to show banners for a Punjab referendum throughout the state.
On October 19, 2018, a case was registered at PS Sultanwind, Amritsar, relating to this incident. On Pannun’s directions, these youths tried to show Referendum 2020 banners in Amritsar metropolis, probably resulting in communal tensions between Hindus and Sikhs.
In 2019, Pannun was charged underneath Sections 120B, 124A, 153A, 153B, and 505 of the IPC and underneath Sections 13, 17, and 18 of the UAPA by the NIA for involvement in secessionist and terrorist actions towards India.
This case was filed on January 15, 2019. Later, in April 2020, the NIA added sedition expenses towards Pannun.
Pannun introduced a reward of $2.5 million for anybody who raises the Khalistani flag at India Gate. He had additionally declared a reward of $1 million for any police officer who prevented the unfurling of the Tricolour on the Red Fort on August 15, 2021.
On July 7, 2022, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) declared him a listed terrorist.
Pannu’s father, Mohinder Singh Pannun Jat, was a resident of Village Nathu Chak, PS Patti, TTN (earlier than Partition) and Village Kahnkot, PS Ram Bagh, District Amritsar-City (after Partition). He resided in Chandigarh between 1953 and 1996 till his demise.
His mom Amarjit Kaur Pannun is round 80 years outdated. Pannu was married to Kulwinder Kaur, often known as Nikki, a resident of Dhariwal, District Gurdaspur. They have one son and one daughter. His brother Bhai Magwant Singh lives overseas.