The Indian diplomats globally are being targeted by Khalistan extremists in their “Kill India” campaign.
The High Commissioner of India in Australia Manpreet Vohra, the Consul General of India in Melbourne Dr Sushil Kumar and the Consul General of India in Sydney Manish Gupta were sent intimidating posters in which they are called “Indian Terrorists in Australia” by Khalistan extremists.
Threats to these Indian diplomats are not an isolated case but a consolidated global campaign of targeted harassment and intimidation.
A poster and video being circulated on social media has pictures of diplomats and the text reads “Indian Terrorists in Australia” Crime: Assassination of Nijjar and Terrorism against Khalistan.”
The Australia Today can confirm that a lot of social media posts by Australia-based Khalistan supporters are calling for the “Besige Indian Mission” against these diplomats, which stands to physically harm them.
The Australia Today has received a message from the ‘Sikhs for Justice’ chief Gurpatwant Singh Pannun claiming to be behind the “Kill India” campaign.
He says, Under the “Kill India” campaign, SFJ announced to “Besiege” the Indian Missions in Canada, USA, UK, Portugal, Italy, Germany and Australia.”
“And designating Mission Heads Sanjay Verma, Taranjit Sandhu, Vikram Doraiswami and Manpreet Vohra as “Chief Architects” of sponsoring and inciting violence against Khalistan supporters.”
The Australia Today has reached out to Indian High Commission and Consulate General.
A highly placed official who doesn’t want to be named told The Australia Today, “We have provided threatening pictures and videos circulating in social media to local security officials (Victoria Police and Australia Federal Police).”
“Australian authorities have the responsibility to provide adequate security to Indian mission and diplomats.”
The official also pointed out that despite repeated threats to Indian diplomats the inadequate response is very frustrating.
This is not the first time Indian diplomats are being targeted by Khalistan extremists. Earlier The Australia Today reported, “Khalistan extremists threaten top Indian diplomats in Australia, fire bomb consulate in America.”
The Australia Today has reached out to the Department of Foreign and Trade (DFAT) and other security stakeholders, as soon as we shall receive a response the story will be updated.
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