Police version of Bukhari’s killing ‘no less than a bollywood thriller’- LeT

Srinagar: Refuting the claims of its involvement, Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) on Saturday said that the claim made by the Jammu and Kashmir Police over the killing of senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari was no less than a “Bollywood thriller”.

Quoting the outfit chief Mehmood Shah, an LeT spokesman said the claims made by J&K Police regarding the “martyrdom” of Shujaat Bukhari resemble “some Bollywood thriller”, media repors said.

“For the past few days, two stories were released. The first was a drama story released by Indian Army regarding the ‘surgical strikes’; the second one was no less than a Bollywood thriller and was released by J&K Police regarding the assassination of esteemed journalist Shujaat Bukhari,” he said, in a statement.

Shah, while taking a dig at Indian Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat and IGP Kashmir SP Pani, asked the duo to “ seek a career in Bollywood where your potential can be utilized to its fullest because you have made a laughing stock of yourselves”.

Addressing a press conference on Thursday, Pani said that four Lashkar-e-Toiba militants were involved in the assassination of “Rising Kashmir” Editor-in-Chief Shujaat Bukhari. GNS

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