NIA Cases

Case No


Case Title

Punjab Referendum 2020 for Khalistan.

State Police FIR No.


Date of Registration


Section of Law



Case RC-02/2019/NIA/DLI dated 15.01.2019 registered at NIA Police Station, Kochi.
As per Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs CTCR Division, Order No. 11011/72/2018/NIA dated 11.01.2019.

Section of Law

Under sections 120B, 124A, 153A, 153B & 505 of the Indian Penal Code and under sections 13, 17 & 18 of the UA(P) Act-1967.

Date of Registration by NIA


Summary of Allegations

The Central Government has received credible information that certain entities and individuals based in India and abroad such as ‘Sikhs for Justice’ have entered into a criminal conspiracy with other terrorist organisations and gangs and have started a concerted campaign in the name of ‘Punjab Referendum 2020 for Khalistan’ and are raising funds for carrying out secessionist and terrorist activities on ground as well as on social media with an intention to instigate the members of Sikh community to agitate for the secession of the State of Punjab from the Union of India, undermining the sovereignty, unity and territorial Integrity of India. Theses secessionist and radical elements including but not limited to Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, the legal advisor of ‘Sikhs for Justice’ have been inciting disaffection among the Sikh community towards the Government of India through their insurrectionary, insinuating and seditious activities.

Present Status of Investigation

The case is under investigation.

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