Nijjar which is included in the list of individual terrorists in Schedule 4 Unlawful Activities Prevention Actis a wanted accused in at least four NIA cases related to Sikh Radicalism including a conspiracy to kill a Hindu priest of a temple at Phillaur in Jalandhar district of Punjab. Nijjar is said to have directed the accused attackers in this case to shoot Hindu sevadars as part of a larger conspiracy to target prominent figures of non-Sikh religions, so as to create a sense of fear and disharmony in the country. community.
The NIA in a statement on Friday said that any information relating to absconding accused Nijjar, which has led to his arrest or arrest, may be shared with its headquarters in Delhi or its branch office in Chandigarh. The identity of the informer will be kept confidential.
The NIA said that Nijjar is currently residing in Canada and is promoting the separatist and violent agenda of Sikhs for Justice in India.