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Our heads must hang in shame, says Bukhari on killing of banker

SRINAGAR: Jammu Kashmir Apni Party President Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari has strongly condemned the brutal killing of a bank manager in Kulgam.

Pertinently, Vijay Kumar from Rajisthan, a branch manager of Elaqahi Dehati Bank, at Arreh Mohanpora in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district, was shot at and injured on Thursday morning. He died on the way to the hospital.
In a statement issued here, Bukhari said,

“I am shocked to hear about this sad news. Seeing innocent people falling prey to the bullets every now and then is heart-wrenching. The targeted killing spree is becoming a routine here. Everybody must raise their voice against these heinous crimes.”

He added, “The slain bank manager was from Rajasthan and he was on duty in the Valley. What was his fault? Our heads must hang in shame seeing such brutal happenings.”

JKAP leader expressed his deepest sympathies with the bereaved family saying one can only imagine the pain that the kith and kin of Vijay Kumar must be feeling right now. He said, “There are no words to express our condolences to them. We all are grieved about the tragedy.”

He urged the security agencies to hunt down the assailants so that they face the justice system. He said, “the perpetrators of this heinous crime should not go unpunished.”


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