Canadian police make arrests in killing of Sikh separatist that sparked diplomatic dispute with India

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — police said Friday that have made three arrests in the killing of a last June in suburban Vancouver that become the center of a diplomatic spat with India. Royal Canadian Mounted Police Assistant Commissioner David Teboul said three suspects have been arrested and charged in the slaying of 45-year-old Hardeep Singh Nijjar by masked gunmen in Surrey outside Vancouver. But he said police could not comment on nature of the evidence or the motive. “This matter is very much under active investigation,” Teboul said. sparked a diplomatic feud with India when he said in September that there were “credible allegations” of Indian involvement in the slaying of Nijjar. India angrily denied involvement.

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