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Attack on Brar was planned in Germany: Sources

First published: October 3, 2012, 6:19 PM IST | Updated: October 3, 2012
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Attack on Brar was planned in Germany: Sources
Sources said the attack was planned at a meeting of radical Sikh outfits in Germany on the anniversary of Operation Blue Star.

New Delhi: In the latest development in connection with the attack on Operation Blue Star hero Lt General KS Brar in London, sources have said that it was planned on June 6 in Germany. According to sources, the attack was planned at a meeting of radical Sikh outfits in Germany on the anniversary of Operation Blue Star.

Sources further said that the plan was to attack the former army man in India itself. The prime suspect of the attack is Babbar Khalsa International member Wadhwa Singh.

This came after the Union Home Ministry said that it was not informed about the travel plans of Lt General Brar to London. The explanation from the Home Ministry came after allegations that the security of the Operation Blue Star hero was downgraded.

Lt General Brar gets Z-category security at home, as he led Operation Blue Star in 1984. The Home Ministry and External Affairs Ministry are monitoring investigations and are awaiting a report from RAW. The MHA has been in constant touch with the Indian High Commission and other officials in London.

Lt General Brar, who returned to India on Wednesday, was attacked by four men with a knife in London. He recieved minor injuries and claimed it was an assassination bid. "There were lot of hate messages on net, there were online threats against me. There were pledges to kill me," Brar had said.

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