Reno Man Sentenced For Role in Attempted Terrorist Act Against India
March 8, 2017 |
A Reno man who pled guilty to plotting terrorist act against India in an attempt to create an independent Sikh state was sentenced yesterday in Federal Court in Reno, NV.
Balwinder Singh (pictured above), 41, was sentenced on yesterday by U.S. District Judge Larry R. Hicks to 15 years in prison for conspiracy to provide material support and resources to terrorists for a movement to create an independent Sikh state in the Punjab region of India. Singh could also be deported following completion of his sentence.
Singh, also known as Jhaji, aka Happy, aka Possi, aka Baljit Singh, is a citizen of India and a permanent U.S. resident. Singh pleaded guilty on Nov. 29, 2016.