Photojournalist Shahid Tantray
Photojournalist Shahid Tantray

SRINAGAR — Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday said that a complaint has been lodged against a journalist for his alleged mischievous article in a national publication.

In a statement issued to the news agency Kashmir News Observer (KNO), a police spokesman said that many prominent personalities of Srinagar have lodged a complaint against one reporter of Caravan namely Shahid Tantray and his mischievous article “false flags”.

“They have displayed apprehension that it is akin to giving targets to militant groups, something which has been done by similar articles in Kashmir Fight blog etc,” police said.

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“In past, many personalities like Shujaat Bukhari have been targeted in a similar fashion when the names started coming in such cryptic articles. On the basis of this complaint, an inquiry has started into the real reasons why these personalities were specifically named in this article,” police said.

Shahid Tantray has so far not cooperated in the said inquiry, police said.

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