Air India bomb plotter convicted of perjury

 CBC News

A Canadian who helped make the bomb that destroyed an Air India jet in 1985 has been convicted of committing perjury at the subsequent trial.

Inderjit Singh Reyat was jailed for five years in 2003 for manslaughter in connection with the attack, in which 329 people died.

He later testified at the trial of two Sikh separatists, and told the court then that he did not know what the bomb was for or who organised the plot.

Both men were acquitted.

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