MPs Preet Kaur Gill and Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi have reacted to ‘regarding’ reviews emanating from Canada
BRITISH Sikh members of Parliament Preet Kaur Gill and Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi have reacted to “regarding” reviews emanating from Canada, after prime minister Justin Trudeau alleged Indian involvement within the homicide of a Sikh separatist chief within the nation.
The opposition Labour MPs, who signify closely Sikh constituencies in England, took to social media on Tuesday (19) to assert they’d been contacted by their constituents about allegations by Trudeau within the killing of Hardeep Singh Nijjar, 45, the chief of the banned Khalistan Tiger Drive.
They stated they’re elevating their issues immediately with the federal government ministers.
“Trudeau’s assertion on Hardeep Singh Nijjar’s homicide is deeply regarding,” tweeted Gill, who’s the MP for Birmingham Edgbaston within the West Midlands area of England.
“It is crucial that Canada’s investigation runs its course, and people accountable see justice. I need to reassure my constituents that I and my colleagues are elevating our issues with ministers,” she stated.
Dhesi, MP for Slough in south-east England, additionally tweeted to assert many British Sikhs have been involved with him over the difficulty.
“Regarding reviews coming from Canada. Many Sikhs from Slough and past have contacted me; anxious, offended or fearful. On condition that Canadian prime minister Trudeau said they’ve been working with shut allies, we’re in contact with the UK authorities to make sure justice is delivered,” he stated.
It follows Trudeau’s assertion within the nation’s Parliament on Monday (18) that the authorities are “actively pursuing credible allegations” associated to Indian authorities involvement within the homicide of Nijjar, a chosen terrorist, in British Columbia in June.
India has strongly rejected Trudeau’s claims as “absurd and motivated” and dismissed a senior Canadian diplomat in a reciprocal transfer.
A UK authorities spokesperson stated Britain is in shut contact with the Canadian authorities over the “critical allegations” however declined to remark additional.
Prime minister Rishi Sunak’s spokesperson informed reporters later that “work on the commerce negotiations will proceed as earlier than” and that the UK was “not seeking to conflate these points”.