Jammu & Kashmir

Police seeks help in identifying another suspect who picks up something before vanishing from crime scene

Jammu and Kashmir Police on Friday sought the help of the general public to identify one more suspect  in the murder of Journalist Shujaat Bukhari who was shot and killed in an audacious attack in the Press Avenue in Srinagar.

In a video taken after the attack, the suspect appears to be checking inside the car, and picking up something that falls when people try to rescue the driver who appears to be alive when the video is taken

Earlier, the police had released a photo of three suspected attackers.

Armed attackers had fired indiscriminately on the vehicle Journalist Shujaat Bukhari had boarded, killing him and two of his Personal Security Officers in Press Avenue, Srinagar. The attackers after the incident managed to flee with their weapons.

Press Avenue is located in the heart of Srinagar, and is heavily guarded and regulated at all times.

The police spokesperson in a statement has requested the general public to identify the suspects for the purpose of the police investigation.

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“Any information regarding these suspects may kindly be given to Police Station Kothibagh on 9596770623 or PCR Srinagar on 9596222550, 9596222551, 01942477568 or Police Control Room Kashmir on “100”.

“The name of the person providing any clue or information regarding the suspects will be kept confidential,” the spokesperson said.



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