NIA files chargesheet against Lawrence Bishnoi, Goldy Brar on terror nexus case

BySnehashish Roy
Mar 24, 2023 05:06 PM IST

NIA found links of gangsters Lawrence Bishnoi and Goldy Brar with banned pro-Khalistan outfit Babbar Khalsa International.

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filled a chargesheet against gangsters Lawrence Bishnoi and Goldy Brar for having links with the banned pro-Khalistan outfit Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) and other similar terrorist groups in one of three terror-criminal nexus cases. The chargesheet has also named 12 other individuals.

Gangster Lawrence Bishnoi
Gangster Lawrence Bishnoi

The NIA has alleged that Bishnoi, along with Canada-based gangster Goldy Brar, has been operating his terror-crime syndicate from jails. He has been in jail from 2015.

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In 2022, the investigating agency had taken Bishnoi in its custody from the high-security Bhatinfa central jail in connection with a case related to a conspiracy by terror outfits and criminal syndicates to execute sensational crimes in the country.

The investigation found Bishnoi as the main mastermind of several conspiracies being hatched by different terrorist outfits in India and abroad. The criminal syndicates are comprised with gangsters and drug smugglers.

Bishnoi has also been found responsible for providing killers for the RPG attack case on Punjab state intelligence headquarters in Mohali. “Lawrence Bishnoi terror-crime-extortion syndicate was also responsible for providing killers for the RPG attack case on Punjab State Intelligence HQs at Mohali, which was carried out on directions of Harwinder Singh alias Rinda, a Pakistan-based BKI terrorist,” NIA said.

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    Snehashish is a content producer at Hindustan Times. A driven journalist with hands-on experience in print, digital and broadcast. A Jadavpur University alumnus who believes everything is come-at-able.

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