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SFJ leader Gurpatwant Singh Pannun issues death threats to top Indian leaders

Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, the chief of the banned Khalistani terror outfit Sikhs For Justice (SFJ), issued death threats to top Indian leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, Indian High Commissioner to Canada Sanjay Kumar Verma, Chief Justice of India D.Y. Chandrachud, and prominent industrialists and celebrities such as Mukesh Ambani, Gautam Adani, Amitabh Bachchan, and Kangana Ranaut in an email on October 31.

Unites States    31-Oct-2023

Gurpatwant Singh Pannun threatens India with a 'Hamas-like attack' in a new video

Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, the leader of the banned Khalistani outfit Sikhs For Justice (SFJ), in a video, issued a warning to Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi, urging him to pay attention to the Israel-Palestine conflict and take measures to prevent a similar situation in India. Pannun also stated that they could potentially carry out an attack in a manner similar to the actions of Hamas in India. He said, “People under illegal occupation from Punjab to Palestine will react. And violence begets violence… if India continues to ‘occupy’ Punjab, there will be a ‘reaction’ and India and PM Modi will be responsible for it."

New Delhi    10-Oct-2023

NIA receives a threatening email to kill Prime Minister Narendra Modi

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on October 5 received a terror email in which the sender threatened to assassinate Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi and blow up the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, where several ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 matches are scheduled to take place at the stadium. The sender demanded that the Indian government pay INR 500 crore and release the notorious gangster, Lawrence Bishnoi. This threat has raised security concerns, especially in light of a recent similar threat issued by the Khalistani terrorist outfit Sikhs For Justice (SFJ). The police are currently working to determine if the email is connected to SFJ or if it's a hoax, given Bishnoi's recent claims regarding a gangster killing in Canada. Increased security measures are now being implemented in Mumbai, which is set to host World Cup matches.

Mumbai, Maharashtra    05-Oct-2023

Sikhs For Justice issues threat calls amid Cricket World Cup 2023

Several people in India have reportedly received threat calls from an unknown United Kingdom (UK)-based number, featuring a pre-recorded voice of Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) chief Gurpatwant Singh Pannun. In the audio, Pannun claims that October will not mark the World Cricket Cup but instead the inception of what he terms the 'World Terror Cup.' In response to threats from the Khalistani terror outfit SFJ and the appearance of pro-Khalistan graffiti in New Delhi, a high alert has been issued in Delhi ahead of the 2023 Cricket World Cup.

New Delhi    28-Sep-2023

A caller threatens the digital news channel managing editor over broadcasting news on Khalistan

An unidentified man on September 27 called the office of a digital news channel in Mumbai, Maharashtra and threatened the managing editor with dire consequences if they continued to broadcast news against Khalistan. During the call, the man identified himself as Gurinder from Chandigarh and said, 'Do you remember what happened in the 1984 Sikh riots, which resulted in the assassination of Indira Gandhi by her Sikh bodyguard? Stop all editorials pertaining to Khalistan immediately. Take this as a warning.' The MIDC police have registered a case in this regard and are seeking details from the service provider to identify the individual.

Mumbai, Maharashtra    27-Sep-2023

BJP leader receives a threat call after tweeting about the Khalistan row

The assistant of Bijayanat Jay Panda, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national vice president, on September 21 received a threatening call, which referenced the murder of Odisha Minister Naba Das, in New Delhi. The caller threatened "The same thing will be done to Jay Panda which was done to Naba Das." Odisha Minister Naba Das was shot dead in broad daylight by a police officer in January 2023. Panda filed a complaint with the Delhi police for investigation. The threat followed Panda's tweet suggesting an online referendum on Quebec independence in response to Canada's support for pro-Khalistan separatists and proposing a reciprocal approach in supporting Quebec's independence movement.

New Delhi    21-Sep-2023

SFJ chief Gurpatwant Singh Pannun threatens Hindus in Canada

Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, the chief of the banned Khalistani terror outfit Sikhs For Justice (SFJ), issued a threat to Hindus living in Canada in a video. In the video, he urged Indo-Canadian Hindus to leave Canada and return to India, alleging that they had forsaken their allegiance to Canada and its constitution. He also warned of potential attacks on Indian missions in Ottawa, Toronto, and Vancouver in Canada on September 25. He said, 'We will not allow the Indian consulates to function, and we’re going to push the Canadian government to name the individuals who are responsible for assassinating and giving the orders to hit Nijjar.'

Canada    19-Sep-2023

Gurpatwant Singh Pannun threatens Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other Indian leaders

The chief of the Khalistani terror outfit, Sikhs For Justice (SFJ), Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, threatened Indian leaders, including Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister (UHM) Amit Shah, External Affairs Minister (EAM) S. Jaishankar, and National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval. In the video, Pannun mentions targeting these Indian leaders as part of seeking retribution for the alleged 'assassination' of Hardeep Singh Nijjar, the deceased chief of the Khalistani terror outfit Khalistan Tiger Force (KTF). 'This is a message to those who assassinated Hardeep Singh Nijjar. We are calling for your critical katal (death). Modi, Jaishankar, Doval, Shah, we are coming for you,' stated Pannun in this viral video.

Canada    10-Sep-2023

Sikhs For Justice threatens to storm Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport in New Delhi

Shortly after the Delhi Police publicly disclosed the arrest of two operatives of the proscribed Khalistani group Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) on August 31, the leader of SFJ, Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, issued a threat that SFJ operatives would storm Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport in New Delhi with Khalistan flags to avenge the arrests. He also offered a monetary reward of INR 1 lakh in exchange for information regarding the families of Delhi Police officers residing in Canada, the United Kingdom (UK), Germany, Italy, and Australia.

New Delhi    31-Aug-2023

SFJ chief Gurpatwant Singh Pannun threatens ISRO staff after the success of India's Moon mission

The Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) chief, Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, released a new video in which he threatened Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) staff and expressed his anger over India's moon mission (Chandrayaan-3), referring to it as a ‘blood’ mission. In the latest video, he stated, “In Modi's India, this isn't merely a moon mission; it's a 'blood' mission. Instead of fuel, you've utilized the blood of our Sikhs and the people of Punjab. The attempt to conceal the Sikh genocide under the guise of a soft moon landing won't succeed. Modi's India, SFJ intends to unveil your actions. ISRO, you are within the sights of pro-Khalistani Sikhs. You are marked as a target. In Modi's India, you are ruthlessly exploiting the Sikh community, both economically and physically, resulting in genocide. SFJ will respond, and your celebrations will be short-lived. ISRO, you are the prime target and under the radar of pro-Khalistani Sikhs.”

New Delhi    25-Aug-2023

Delhi residents receive pre-recorded threat calls from Sikhs For Justice

Several Delhi residents received pre-recorded threat calls from the banned Khalistani organization Sikhs for Justice (SFJ), asking people to steer clear of the Red Fort on August 15 and warning of a potential terrorist attack during Independence Day celebrations. Following the initial report from Rohini, Delhi Police lodged a First Information Report (FIR) at Budh Vihar police station in North West Delhi district. Many individuals, including government and media figures, subsequently received similar messages from overseas numbers.

New Delhi    07-Aug-2023

Sikhs For Justice threatens to ‘besiege’ Indian Missions around the world on August 15

The chief of the banned Khalistani separatist organization, Sikhs For Justice (SFJ), Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, launched a new video on July 21, in which, he initiated a global "Kill India" campaign, targeting Indian diplomats, and threatened to besiege Indian missions in Canada, the United States (US), the United Kingdom (UK), Portugal, Italy, Germany, and Australia on India's Independence Day, August 15. Pannun labelled Indian Mission chiefs Sanjay Kumar Verma (High Commissioner of India to Canada), Taranjit Singh Sandhu (Indian Ambassador to the US), Vikram Doraiswami (High Commissioner of India to the UK), and Manpreet Vohra (High Commissioner of India to Australia) as 'Chief Architects' responsible for the assassination of Khalistan leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar and inciting violence against pro-Khalistan Sikhs.

United States    21-Jul-2023

Gurpatwant Singh Pannun issues warning to Indian leaders Amit Shah, S Jaishankar, and Sanjay Kumar Verma

Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, the chief of the banned outfit Sikhs For Justice (SFJ), threatened Indian leaders Union Home Minister Amit Shah, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, and Indian High Commissioner of India to Canada Sanjay Kumar Verma in a video circulated on social media. He accused them of being responsible for the assassination of Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar and offered a reward of 125,000 dollars to anyone providing information about the foreign visits of these leaders. In the video, Pannun can be heard saying, “The Sikh Qaum has not forgotten it’s history and how to use weapons. Sikhs For Justice is offering a reward of 125,000 dollars to anyone who informs about the foreign visits of these Indian leaders. These Indian leaders are our targets now.”

Unites States    18-Jul-2023

Gurpatwant Singh Pannun threatens to disrupt Cricket World Cup in India

The chief of the banned outfit Sikhs For Justice (SFJ), Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, in a new video, threatened to avenge the death of Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar, who was recently killed by unidentified assailants in Canada. In the video, which depicted graphics of a grenade attack on the Narendra Modi stadium in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, Pannun called for the suspension of the 2023 Cricket World Cup until the Sikhs' right to self-determination is recognized.

India    12-Jul-2023

Gurpatwant Singh Pannun threatens Indian Diplomats in Western Countries

The Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) chief, Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, through a video, purportedly taken on July 5 in front of the United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York, United States (US) threatened Indian diplomats in Western countries. In the video, Pannun targeted the Indian diplomats and blamed them for the death of Khalistani terrorist and the chief of Khalistan Tiger Force (KTF), Hardeep Singh Nijjar, who was killed in Canada on June 18. 'Yes, we will hold Sandhu-Verma-Doraiswami-Malhotra-Vohra, the Indian diplomats in the US, Canada, UK, Italy, and Australia accountable for the assassination of Shaheed Nijjar,' Pannun said in the video.

Unites States    05-Jul-2023

The leader of the International Anti-Khalistani Terrorist Front gets assassination threat from Khalistani elements

The president of the International Anti-Khalistani Terrorist Front, Gursimran Singh Mand, has reportedly received a death threat via email from individuals believed to be supporters of the pro-Khalistani movement. The email contains the following statement: "Anyone who speaks against our Guru Sahib will be killed. Your turn is coming; we will not forgive you. Your time is running out. Now that you have said too much, we will shoot you in the head." Mand has filed a written complaint with the police, informing them about the death threat. Additionally, he has requested the reinstatement of his security, which was previously withdrawn by the Director General of Police (DGP) in Punjab.

Punjab    25-Jun-2023

Gurpatwant Singh Pannun threatens PM Narendra Modi, Amit Shah and Ajit Doval

Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) chief, Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, issued a new video message calling for retaliation following the assassination of Khalistan terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar and made threats against Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, and National Security Advisor (NSA). In the video, Pannun stated, “Remember Rajiv Gandhi and the 1991 elections. Pro-Khalistan Sikhs will come for you in 2024. We are moving freely, if you have guts in your government, get out. Today, we stand outside Washington DC. Listen, Prime Minister Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, and Security Advisor Ajit Doval, we will achieve a separate Punjab through a referendum.”

Unites States    23-Jun-2023

SFJ Issues Assassination Threats to S. Jaishankar, Manohar Lal Khattar, and Anil Vij

The banned Khalistan terror outfit, Sikhs For Justice (SFJ), through a pre-recorded video clip, on May 19 issued assassination threats against Indian Foreign Minister S. Jaishankar, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, and Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij. The SFJ, known to be backed by Pakistan's ISI (Inter-Services Intelligence), aims to revive the Khalistan movement in India following recent arrests of alleged Khalistani leaders.

India    19-May-2023

Sikh restaurant owner in London faces death threats by pro-Khalistan supporters

A Sikh restaurant owner in London, United Kingdom (UK), Harman Singh Kapoor, received threats to his life after posting a video on TikTok against Khalistan movement. Reports indicate that his restaurant was targeted by supporters of Khalistan and he and his family have been repeatedly harassed and intimidated on social media, including receiving death threats. Harman said that his wife and his daughter received rape threats. Despite reporting the incidents to the authorities, Harman and his family continue to experience a sense of insecurity. Harman has accused the police of stating that they can only intervene if physical harm or loss of life occurs.

London, UK    03-May-2023

SFJ offers INR 100,000 to throw shoe at PM Narendra Modi in Assam

Gurpatwan Singh Pannun, the head of the banned pro-Khalistan group Sikhs For Justice (SFJ), on April 10, announced a reward of INR 100,000 for anyone who would throw a shoe at Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi during his visit to Assam on April 14 for the Bihu celebrations. Pannun sent a pre-recorded message to various journalists in Assam, in which he accused PM Modi of being accountable for the deaths of individuals in Assam and pro-Khalistan Sikhs in Punjab.

Assam    10-Apr-2023

Indo-Canadian receives death threats from Khalistani radicals for organising reception to honour Indian envoy

The president of Friends of Canada and India Foundation in Surrey, Canada, Maninder Gill complained that he was continuously getting death threats from Khalistani radicals after he organised a reception last month in honour of India’s High Commissioner to Ottawa. He wrote a letter to the interim Commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), stating that he is being warned that he could face a similar fate as Ripudaman Singh Malik, who was shot dead in Surrey.

Canada    05-Apr-2023

Sikh BJP leader Impreet Singh Bakshi gets threat call from pro Khalistani

Impreet Singh Bakshi, a leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Delhi, on April 3 alleged that he received a call from a Khalistani operative who claimed to be fugitive Khalistani radical preacher Amritpal Singh and threatened him for opposing them on social media for attacking Indian embassies in the US, the UK and Canada. According to Bakshi, the caller warned him to refrain from any anti-Khalistani activities, or else he would be killed. He has filed a case in this connection at the Lajpat Nagar police station in New Delhi.

New Delhi    03-Apr-2023

Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma gets threat from Sikhs for Justice (SFJ)

Assam Chief Minister (CM) Himanta Biswa Sarma on April 2 reportedly received a threat in the form of an audio message from the banned Khalistani outfit Sikhs for Justice (SFJ). In the audio clip, the chief of SFJ, Gurpatwan Singh Pannun threatened the CM “on various counts relating to the Sikh community in Assam”. Pannun said, "This message is for Assam CM Himanta Sarma. Your government is harassing and torturing pro-Khalistan Sikhs in Assam. And also torturing those who are in jail. Listen carefully CM Sarma, the fight is between pro-Khalistan Sikhs and Indian regime. Sarma you do not pray fall to this violence. We are seeking liberation of Punjab from Indian occupation through a peaceful democratic process of Khalistan referendum. Sarma, if your government is going to torture and harass Sikhs, you will be held accountable." It should be noted that after the arrest of eight individuals associated with Waris Punjab De (WPD), led by Amritpal Singh, they were transferred to the Dibrugarh central jail in upper Assam.

Assam    02-Apr-2023

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann’s daughter gets threats from Pro-Khalistan elements in US

According to a lawyer based in Patiala, some pro-Khalistan elements reportedly made a phone call to and verbally harassed Seerat Kaur Mann, the daughter of Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Bhagwant Mann who resides in the United States (US). Seerat Mann has confirmed the incident through a social media post, where she mentioned that she and her brother have been receiving online threats, phone calls, and even faced harassment during meetings held in the gurudwara concerning the current situation in Punjab.

United States    30-Mar-2023

Sikhs For Justice Threatens Indians Abroad

The chief of the banned pro-Khalistan group, Sikhs For Justice (SFJ), Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, through a pre-recorded phone call, issued a new threat to families with political affiliations and Indian students studying overseas. Pannun warned that their family members studying in the US, Canada, and Europe were at risk, and that the SFJ would target them by filing cases against them. He stated that they would be unable to escape, as the group believes that atrocities are being committed against pro-Khalistani families. Pannun claimed that his group had already dismantled Congress and Badals and would now focus on AAP (Aam Aadmi Party) and that they would locate and take legal action against family members abroad, ultimately sending them back to their loved ones.

United States    30-Mar-2023

Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) makes threat calls before G-20 meet in Uttarakhand

Some media personnel and government officials on March 26 received pre-recorded threatening calls of the chief of banned pro-Khalistan group Sikhs For Justice (SFJ), Gurpatwant Singh Pannun in Uttarakhand. In the audio message, Pannun threatened to raise Khalistani flags during G-20 summit at Nainital’s Ramnagar and warned Uttarakhand Chief Minister (CM) Pushkar Singh Dhami against taking action against Sikhs in the state. Pannun said, “G-20 delegates….Ramnagar is not India. Ramnagar is Khalistan. Sikhs for Justice is going to raise Khalistani flags during G-20 summit at Ramnagar, at airports and at railway stations to show and internationalise that Ramnagar will be part of Khalistan once we liberate Punjab from Indian occupation through Khalistan Referendum. And if chief minister Dhami tried to file cases against Sikhs in Uttarakhand, you will be held accountable for each crime you are committing. Message is from Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, SFJ general counsel.”

Uttarakhand    26-Mar-2023

Man receives threat messages from Khalistani supporters in Delhi

A man received audio threat message from Khalistani supporters on his phone after he arrived at the Delhi airport from Mumbai. The pre-recorded audio message allegedly contained threats of seizing control of Pragati Maidan in New Delhi and replacing the Indian Tricolour with the Khalistani flag. Furthermore, the message contained profanity directed towards Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah. Based on the man's complaint, the Delhi Police filed a case on March 25.

New Delhi    25-Mar-2023

TV reporter faces death threat in Canada from Khalistanis for anti-Amritpal show

An Indian-Canadian TV reporter, Pardeep Bains, reportedly received death threats from Khalistan supporters after some of his guests criticized Amritpal Singh during a television show. Bains claimed that the threats included pictures of his family's home in the Hoshiarpur district of Punjab and the location of his studio in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), Canada. Some of the threats were made via WhatsApp calls, with the numbers appearing to originate from Pakistan and Malaysia. In February 2023, Bains also received a threatening letter which he claimed was from the Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF).

Canada    24-Mar-2023

Sikhs For Justice issues threat to big leaders of the country

Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, the head of Sikhs For Justice (SFJ), in an audio message on March 17 threatened to teach the big leaders of the country a lesson and also threw a challenge to Gujarat police. The message, which was pre-recorded and directed to numerous mobile users in Gujarat, contained Pannun's allegation that the Union government's leaders were accountable for the fatalities of Sikh farmers who demonstrated against the new agricultural policies in 2020-2021. The audio message went on to caution that the SFJ would not pardon the government for those casualties.

Gujarat, India    17-Mar-2023

SFJ threatens to storm the Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium in Ahmadabad

Thousands of people in Gujarat on March 8 received bulk messages and pre-recorded calls, purportedly by the head of Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) Gurupatwant Singh Pannun, threatening to “storm into the Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium” in Ahmadabad in Gujarat. In the pre-recorded voice message, Pannun stated, “People of Gujarat, on 9th March, stay home and stay safe because pro-Khalistan Sikhs are going to storm Narendra Modi cricket stadium and install Khalistani flag. Do not become a victim between pro-Khalistan Sikhs and Indian police (sic)”. The messages were aimed at creating panic amongst people ahead of the visit of the prime ministers of India and Australia.

Ahmadabad, Gujarat    08-Mar-2023

Perth's Swaminarayan Temple gets threatening call from Khalistanis

The President of Swaminarayan Temple located on Marshall Road in Perth, Australia received a threatening call on March 7. The President of the Temple, Vinodbhai Hirani said that he received a call from a man who identified himself as "Gurupdesh Singh," from an American number, who warned, "the Hindus community to support Khalistan or face dire consequences". Notably, the Khalistan supporters recently vandalized the Laxmi Narayan Temple in Brisbane on March 4, which was the fifth attempt against Hindu temples in the last two months in Australia.

Perth, Australia    07-Mar-2023

Self-proclaimed Khalistan leader Amritpal Singh threatens Home Minister Amit Shah

Amritpal Singh, who is the head of ‘Waris Punjab De’ has given a life threatening warning to Union Home Minister Amit Shah on February 20. In his recent address in Budhsingh Wala village of Moga District, Singh said, "We will do the same to Amit Shah as happened to Indira Gandhi."

Punjab    20-Feb-2023

Hindu temple in Brisbane gets threatening call from Khalistanis

The president and the vice president of Gayatri Mandir in Brisbane, Australia, Jai Ram and Dharmesh Prasad, has received threatening calls from pro-Khalistani supporter on February 17. According to reports, a man who identified himself as 'Guruawadesh Singh' claimed that he was calling from Nankana Sahib in Pakistan, and asked the Hindu community to support the 'Khalistan Referendum' and to raise pro-Khalistani slogans if it wanted to observe Maha Shivratri peacefully, which falls on February 18. He also threatened to send his men from Melbourne to make sure that the Hindu devotees of Gayatri Mandir support Khalistan.

Brisbane, Australia    17-Feb-2023

BJP leader receives threats for ‘speaking against Khalistan’

Gagandeep Singh Kainth, who is president of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s youth wing (rural), said that on January 27 he received threat calls from an international number on his WhatsApp number, but he did not answer the calls. He said that later he received WhatsApp messages from the same number. “The sender threatened me for supporting the BJP and threatened to shoot me dead. The accused also sent him pictures of weapons to threaten him. He also said that anyone who would speak against Khalistan would face dire consequences,” Kainth said.

Punjab    27-Jan-2023

SFJ issues death threat to SC advocate Vineet Jindal

The Supreme Court (SC) advocate Vineet Jindal on January 23 filed a complaint with Delhi police against an unknown person linked to the Khalistani terrorist organisation Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) for giving life threats on calls and WhatsApp. In his complaint, Jindal said that he had received death threats from terrorist organisations, including Babbar Khalsa International (BKI), SFJ and Islamic terrorists as well. According to sources, Jindal received death threats from two international numbers +61474268548 and +15105841217. Later, he also received a death threat in messages on WhatsApp from +61474268645. In the message, there was a video message from Khalistani supporters who burnt an effigy. There was a message with images of the gun firing at a mat.

New Delhi    23-Jan-2023

Uttar Pradesh BJP MP receives threat on WhatsApp

Ghanshyam Singh Lodhi, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Lok Sabha MP (Member of Parliament) from Rampur district of Uttar Pradesh said that he received threatening messages on WhatsApp in the name of ‘Lashkar-e-Khalsa Sandeep Singh Khalistani’. He complained that the terror organization threatened to kill him after registering an FIR at the Civil Lines police station. The text message found on WhatsApp said that if the case is not withdrawn, he will be killed. Earlier, he received threats through WhatsApp, after which an FIR was lodged.

Uttar Pradesh    07-Jan-2023

Pro-Khalistani group Issues warning to Rahul Gandhi

The pro-Khalistan group, Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) issued a warning for Congress leader Rahul Gandhi ahead of his Bharat Jodo Yatra which will enter Punjab on January 11. The Khalistani group once again threatened the Congress leader and challenged him to walk on the streets of Punjab. The group in the video said that a "bomb found in the park near CM Bhagwant Mann's Chandigarh residence could also have been found on the helipad."

Punjab    03-Jan-2023

Shiv Sena leader gets death threat after Sudhir Suri's murder

Days after Hindu leader Sudhir Suri was shot dead, the Shiv Sena (Taksali) Punjab chairman Sunil Kumar alias Bunty on November 9 received a life-threatening call saying, "you are next." The anonymous caller, who called him on WhatsApp, said, "tera number lagne wala hai, aur ab tera kya banta hai dekhta ja." (You are next. Just wait and watch what happens to you.)

Punjab    09-Nov-2022

Hindu leaders get death threats from Gopal Singh Chawla

In a video, which was widely circulated on social networking sites, Gopal Singh Chawla, a pro-Khalistan leader hidden in Pakistan had threatened to kill Hindu outfit leader Amit Arora and national joint coordinator of All India Congress Committee (Kisan Congress) Gursimran Singh Mand. The video was released after the murder of Hindu outfit leader Sudhir Suri. Arora is already on terrorist groups’ target and had survived an attack in 2016. Police restricted these leaders from stepping out from their houses. Police have also increased vigil outside residences of various Hindu outfit leaders.

Punjab    05-Nov-2022

Sikh activist receives death threat from Khalistanis

Sikh activist Puneet Sahani, who coordinates the content on Sikhs for Enlightenment Values Association (SEVA), on April 6, 2022, received a death threat from Khalistanis on Twitter. The Twitter user utf8tty (Name mentioned as ‘Eintmaar’ that means ‘someone who throws bricks’) shared a recording clip in which a person who has the same Display Picture (DP) and name as Twitter handle utf8tty says, “They do not know who I am. Listen to me. I have hired two private investigators to find the whereabouts of Puneet Sahani. I will perforate him the day we find the address. These people are nothing in front of us.” Later, the Twitter user utf8tty was suspended on April 7.

USA    06-Apr-2022

Karnataka HC judges get threat calls from SFJ over hijab row

Issuing a warning to concerned judges of the Karnataka High Court (HC) that have prescribed a student dress code, the chief of the banned extremist group Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) threatened that it would start a 'hijab referendum' similar to the 'Khalistan referendum'. In the audio message, Gurpatwant Singh Pannun said, "This message is for Karnataka High Court judges... do not ban the hijab. this message is from Sikhs For Justice general counsel Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, from Washington DC." Pannun warned about bad consequences if they ban hijab.

Karnataka    13-Feb-2022

SFJ issues threatening call to block Prime Minister Narendra Modi

The pro-Khalistani outfit, Sikhs For Justice’s (SFJ) chief Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, in his new video, called to block any of Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi’s movement in Punjab ahead of the Assembly elections. In the threatening video, Pannun also states that the PM will be reminded of Indira Gandhi.

Punjab    07-Feb-2022

Supreme Court lawyers receive threat call from Sikhs For Justice

The Supreme Court lawyers on January 17, 2022, received a threat call from pro-Khalistan outfit Sikhs for Justice (SFJ). In the call received by some SC lawyers, the SFJ chief Gurpatwant Singh Pannun threatened the lawyers for filing a complaint against Pannu for announcing a 1 million dollars reward to block Prime Minister Narendra Modi and raise the Khalistan flag instead of the tricolor in Delhi on the Republic Day. Pannun warned of protests against apex court lawyers whenever they go abroad and he maintained that SFJ will not allow retired SC judge Indu Malhotra to proceed with the inquiry into the PM's security breach. In the call, Pannun was heard saying, "You have filed a complaint against SFJ and put yourself in a dangerous position. Now we will hold anti-Sikh, anti-Muslim advocates accountable. While we will block Modi on January 26 and raise Khalistan flags, we will not allow Indu Malhotra to investigate Modi terror plot. We are preparing a list of advocates who visit foreign nations and you will hear from us peacefully, democratically, and loudly."

New Delhi    17-Jan-2022

News channel received threats calls from pro-Khalistani forces

The news channel, Times Now headquarters in Noida received threats calls from pro-Khalistani forces. Rahul Shivshankar, Editor-in-Chief, Times Now, said, "We are getting these calls from both - Canada and the UK. We know who these people are. We will be contacting the Canadian High Commission and the British High Commission and taking up the matter with the government."

Noida    12-Jan-2022

Supreme Court lawyers received threatening calls from pro-Khalistanis

Through pre-recorded calls to some Supreme Court (SC) lawyers, the pro-Khalistani group claimed the responsibility for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s security breach at Punjab and warned of dire consequences should the apex court take up the case. The call was received some of the lawyers in the morning, at around 10.40 am, the same time when the court was hearing a public interest litigation on the matter, and decided to set up a committee to look into the breach. The the Supreme Court Advocates-on-Record Association (SCAORA) in its complaint said, “Several members of SCAORA received an anonymous, automated pre-recorded call from number +447418365564, once at approximately 10.40 am and another call at 12.36 pm on January 10 fastening responsibility for Prime Minister Modi’s security breach during his visit to Punjab on January 5 on Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) from US, wherein it was stated that SFJ is responsible for blocking PM Modi’s cavalcade at Hussainwala flyover in Punjab.” The letter went on to state that “the caller further warned the Supreme Court judges to refrain from hearing the PIL filed by NGO Lawyers Voice seeking probe into the security breach on the ground that the SC has not been able to punish the culprits of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.”

Punjab    10-Jan-2022

Pannun issued veiled threats to the Indian government and Prime Minister

Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) chief Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, in a video released on January 5, 2022, issued veiled threats to the Indian government and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, claiming that Punjab had taken the first steps toward independence. “The people of Punjab have made their decision today.” He went on to say that when “Indira had arrived with weaponry, they had returned the favour” (referring to the murder of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi), “Modi and his government should take notice.” Pannun added that the Free Khalistan Referendum campaign began on January 5 when ‘Tirange wale’ evacuated Punjab for Delhi, while ‘Khande and Kesri wale’ drove India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi to depart Punjab.

Punjab    05-Jan-2022

Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) threatened Manjinder Singh Sirsa

On December 2, 2021, Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, Legal Advisor, Sikhs For Justice (SFJ), in an audio message threatened Manjinder Singh Sirsa, now a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. Reminding Sirsa of the attack on Manjit Singh during his visit to the US, Pannun warned Sirsa to be ready to face similar consequences.

Punjab    02-Dec-2021

Pro-Khalistan group threatens Punjab CM Amarinder Singh and Governor VP SIngh

Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, leader of the pro-Khalistan outfit Sikh for Justice (SFJ), in an audio message, threatened Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Captain Amarinder Singh and Governor VP Singh Badnore of their political death if they hoist the Indian tricolour on the occasion of Independence Day on August15. In this audio message, Pannun was discussing about the farmers' movement and it has been said that 'Our farmers are dying, in such a situation the hoisting of the tricolour on August 15 will not be tolerated.'

Punjab    07-Aug-2021

Sikhs For Justice threatens UP CM Yogi Adityanath

On August 6, 2021, the pro-Khalistan outfit, Sikhs for Justice (SFJ), in an audio message, threatened Uttar Pradesh (UP) Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath that he will not be allowed to hoist the national flag on Independence Day. According to reports, an audio message in the name of SFJ's Gurpatwant Singh Pannun from an international phone number (+6478079192) has been received by UP Police which not only warned CM Adityanath against hosting the national flag on August 15 but also said that thermal plants will be shut down on the same say. It also warned that western areas in Uttar Pradesh i.e., from Saharanpur to Rampur will be taken over by Khalistan.

Uttar Pradesh    06-Aug-2021

Pro-Khalistan outfit threatens BJP President JP Nadda

Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) chief Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, on August 2, 2021, through recorded phone calls, threatened Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president Jagat Prakash Nadda. The pre-recorded audio calls were received on the phones of journalists based in Una, Hamirpur, Kullu and Solan districts of Himachal Pradesh. The caller, who introduced himself as Pannun, said that JP Nadda is personally responsible for the death of thousands of farmers in the country, and JP Nadda is associated with the BJP and because of the BJP, no hearing is being given to the agitating farmers.

Himachal Pradesh    02-Aug-2021

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