No doubt terrorists are behind Shujaat Bukhari’s death: Rajnath Singh
Shujaat Bukhari was shot useless by unknown gunmen in Srinagar’s Press Colony. (Picture: Twitter/@bukharishujaat)
- He assured the killers could be punished
- Bukhari had earlier criticised Pakistan in a social media put up
- J-Ok Police have been scanning his social media accounts
Union House Minister Rajnath Singh right this moment mentioned that there wasn’t an iota of doubt that terrorists have been behind the killing of famous journalist Shujaat Bukhari.
He added that he has spoken to Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and guaranteed the killers could be punished.
Jammu and Kashmir police mentioned that Bukhari had earlier criticised Pakistan in a social media put up they usually have been scanning his social media accounts too. He had confronted loss of life threats earlier as nicely.
The killing of @RisingKashmir editor, Shujaat Bukhari is an act of cowardice. It’s an try to silence the saner voices of Kashmir. He was a brave and fearless journalist. Extraordinarily shocked & pained at his loss of life. My ideas and prayers are together with his bereaved household.
Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) June 14, 2018
Bukhari had acquired X class safety (safety cowl of two personnel) following threats from Pakistani terrorists.
Police mentioned they have been investigating the case and would quickly discover out who have been behind the killing. Three bike-borne males have been ready for him outdoors the workplace. After firing at Bukhari, they used the gang that had gathered to their benefit and managed to flee.
Famend journalist and editor-in-chief of Rising Kashmir Shujaat Bukhari was shot useless by unknown gunmen in Srinagar’s Press Colony.
The assailants opened hearth on Bukhari’s automobile on Thursday night. He was reportedly hit by a number of bullets fired from a detailed vary. A safety guard defending him and his driver have been additionally shot.
He and others have been instantly rushed to Shri Maharaja Hari Singh (SMHS) hospital, the place the journalist succumbed to his accidents. His safety guard died within the hospital, whereas one other is in essential situation.
Rising Kashmir’s Deputy Editor Ishfaq Naseem later confirmed Bukhari’s loss of life.
Visuals from outdoors the hospital confirmed Bukhari’s grief-stricken household screaming and crying over the journalist’s homicide.
Jammu and Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti, who visited the hospital, expressed grief over Bukhari’s loss of life.
“Shocked and deeply saddened by the sudden demise of Shujaat Bukhari. The scourge of terror has reared its ugly head on the eve of Eid. I strongly condemn this act of senseless violence and pray for his soul to relaxation in peace. My deepest condolences to his household,” Mehbooba wrote on Twitter.
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