India, May 5 -- Reacting to three arrests in connection with the murder of pro-Khalistan figure Hardeep Singh Nijjar on June 18 last year, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that every Canadian "the fundamental right to live safely and free from discrimination and threats of violence in Canada."

Trudeau made these remarks while speaking at the Sikh Foundation of Canada gala at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto on Saturday, according to the outlet CBC News.

He described the arrests as "important" as Canada was "a rule-of-law country with a strong and independent justice system, as well as a fundamental commitment to protecting all its citizens."

Meanwhile, India called the arrest of three of its nationals as an "internal" issue for Ca...