New Delhi, Feb 22: Convicted Khalistani terrorist Jaspal Atwal was spotted with visiting Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s wife at an event in Mumbai on February 20.
Several Canadian media outlets carried photographs showing Atwal, who was convicted of attempting to murder a former minister of the state of Punjab, standing along with Sophie Trudeau.
Atwal, a convicted Khalistani terrorist was active in the banned International Sikh Youth Federation.
According to media reports, Atwal had also been extended an invitation to a dinner organised for Justin Trudeau at the Canadian High Commission in the national capital.
However, after a ruckus over the issue in the Canadian media, the invite has been canceled.
“We have rescinded Jaspal Atwal’s invitation (for dinner reception with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Delhi). We do not comment on matters relating to the PM’s security: Canadian High Commission”, News agency ANI quoted.
Earlier in the day, Canadian PM who paid a visit to Jama Masjid along with his wife and children avoided to speak on the same.