In its preliminary chargesheet, the police had claimed that they had “tangible evidence to establish” that the conspiracy to kill Bukhari was hatched by the Lashkar-e-Toiba in Pakistan, and executed by its operatives in the Valley.
Taking note of the prevailing fear psychosis among the journalists working in the Valley, the sub-committee recommended that media houses should supply dress/jackets to working journalists with ‘press’ embossed on it.
IG SP Pani released names and photographs of four people identified in the murder of senior journalist which include Sajjad Gul LeT operative from Srinagar, Azad Ahmad Malik alias Dada from Anantnag, Muzafar Ahmad Bhat and Naveed Jatt.
EXCLUSIVE | Shujaat Bukhari murder: “We have identified the attackers,” a top police officer privy to the investigation told The Indian Express. “Two of them are local militants from south Kashmir while the third one is from Pakistan”.