Man acquitted of bombing 1985 #AirIndia flight shot dead in Canada

A man acquitted over the bombing of a 1985 Air India flight has been killed in a suspected targeted shooting in Canada, police say.Ripudaman Singh Malik was shot dead in his car in Surrey, British Columbia, and police found a burnt-out vehicle nearby.Mr Malik denied involvement in the terror attack that killed 329 people.He was acquitted in 2005 but police were accused of having bungled the investigation.The bombings – widely believed to have been carried out by Canadian-based Sikhs in retaliation for India’s deadly 1984 storming of the Golden Temple, the holiest shrine in the Sikh religion – remain Canada’s deadliest terror attack.

Source: Man acquitted of bombing 1985 Air India flight shot dead in Canada – BBC News