Bukhari Killing: Police Releases Photographs Of Suspects


Srinagar: Srinagar Police seeks help of the general public to identify the suspects involved in yesterday’s terror attack in Press Colony that killed editor of Rising Kashmir newspaper Shujaat Bukhari. Police releases photographs of the suspect from CCTV footage.

Three men, riding on a motorcycle with their faces covered with masks, are suspected to be the ones who shot senior journalist and editor of Rising Kashmir Shujaat Bukhari outside his office in the heart of Srinagar on Thursday evening.

A photo, released by the police, shows three men riding a Bajaj Pulsar motorcycle, hiding something in a sack, most probably the guns they used to kill Shujaat Bukhari. While the rider can be seen wearing a helmet, the other two riding pillion, use masks to hide their faces.
Releasing the photos on Twitter, the Kashmir Zone Police has requested the public to help identify the suspects.

Mr Bukhari, who was in his fifties, was shot at close range outside his office in Press Colony by three men on a motorcycle around 7:30 in the evening. The two Personal Security Officers or PSOs who were accompanying him, were also killed in the attack.