U.S. Says Indian Official Directed Assassination Plot in New York

Posted on AllSides November 29th, 2023
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Jackie Dives for The New York Times

It was described as a New York hit job with international implications: an audacious assassination plot against a Sikh separatist.

The unsuccessful attempt was outlined on Wednesday by federal prosecutors in Manhattan who charged an Indian national with a scheme to kill the separatist and political activist, who is a U.S. citizen and has been outspoken in his belief of a Sikh-majority homeland. The indictment says the plan was devised by an Indian agent and was linked to the June assassination of a separatist in Canada, allegations that could complicate...

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