Footage Of Car Related To The Murder Of Ripudaman Malik Released
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The Homicide Unit, Canada’s top agency investigating murder cases, has released video footage of a car linked to the murder of Ripudaman Malik. Investigators are currently trying to find out who killed Ripudaman and why.
The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) released a video on Friday in which a white car can be seen entering the parking area of Papillon Eastern Imports, Canadian newspaper Toronto Sun reported. Several people are seen sitting inside the car. This company was founded by Malik in 1970. IHIT Sergeant David Lee said the car was found charred near 82nd Avenue at 122A Street.
What was the Kanishk bomb blast case?
The incident is of 23 June 1985. Air India Flight 182 took off from Montreal to London. It was to go to New Delhi. This Air India aircraft was a Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet. Which was named Kanishka after Emperor Kanishka. A suitcase checked in to cargo in Vancouver. A bomb was kept in this suitcase. The plane was in Irish airspace. Then there was a loud bang. The blast, which took place at an altitude of 31 thousand feet above the ground, killed 22 crew members and all 307 passengers on board. Of these, 268 Canadians, 27 British and 24 Indian civilians were killed. There were also many people of Indian origin among Canadian citizens. Of those killed in the blast, only 132 bodies could be recovered. The remaining 197 bodies were not even traceable.
Who were the people responsible for this attack?
Canadian and Indian investigations revealed that the planning and execution of this bombing was carried out by Sikh separatists living in Canada. These separatists were working on the instructions of the militants operating in Punjab. Investigators said the bombings were carried out by the terrorist group Babbar Khalsa in retaliation for Operation Blue Star.
Who were made accused in the case?
Three people were made the main accused in this bomb blast case. These included Ripudaman Singh Malik along with Inderjit Singh Reyat and Ajab Singh Bagri. All three were Canadian citizens of Indian origin. Inderjit Singh Reyat, a member of the International Sikh Youth Federation, was found guilty after an investigation. He was sentenced to 15 years. At the same time, Ripudaman Singh Malik and Ajab Singh Bagri were acquitted after investigation.