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Gauri Lankesh murder: Karnataka govt sends report to Home ministry

The report mentioned that the state govt had set up special investigation team to probe the case

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Gauri Lankesh
Gauri Lankesh

The has received a from the Karnataka government on the killing of senior journalist Gauri Lankesh by unidentified persons in Bengaluru, an official said.

The state chief secretary in his factual gave a detailed account of the sensational killing and the follow-up action by the police.

The also mentioned that the state government had set up a special investigation team to probe the case and find out those involved in the murder of the 55-year-old journalist, the official said.

The came after the ministry asked the Karnataka government to inform it about the details of the incident.

The was sought after Home Minister asked Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba to do so.

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First Published: Sat, September 09 2017. 11:25 IST