LONDON, UK—Information shared with Sikh24 has revealed that a senior ranking officer of the Met Police was amongst a government sanctioned delegation that visited Amritsar Sahib in the preceding years before the Indian government’s attack on Harmandar Sahib (the Golden Temple), in 1984.
While details of the consultations are still under wraps, Sikh24 hopes follow up enquiries will unearth further information regarding the purpose and intention of the UK officials, which took place before the Indian Police’s brutal onslaught against the male population of Punjab, spanning over a decade, after the attack in Amritsar Sahib.
In order to uproot grassroots level support within the Sikhs of Punjab for Sikh guerrilla fighters who were triggering an uprising against the oppressive state of India, thousands of youth were subsequently rounded up and slaughtered in mass killings conducted throughout Punjab amidst ordered media blackouts.
Sikhs in UK and Punjab have long been aware of UK collusion in attempting to aid India halt freedom fighters from creating an uprising throughout Punjab, which was triggered by decades of state-sponsored violence and the inclusion of laws that discriminated against Sikhs.
The news comes only two days after UK papers published further allegations of British involvement in the military’s attack in Amritsar, and only one day before the anniversary of the genocide tomorrow, that followed the assassination of the Indian Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi in 1984. The Indian PM headed the reign of legislation discrimination against Sikhs, attempting to disable the Sikh community, which finally culminated in her giving the green light on the attack of the Harmandar Sahib in 1984, after Sikhs began taking up arms to protect themselves from repeated police brutality throughout Punjab in the early 80’s.