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Gauri Lankesh murder: Hope justice is delivered soon, says Smriti Irani

She was killed on Tuesday at her residence in Bengaluru's Rajarajeshwari Nagar

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Smriti Irani
Smriti Irani

Union Minister of Textiles and Information and Broadcasting (Additional Charge) on Wednesday condemned the killing of journalist Gauri Lankesh, adding that she hoped that justice is delivered soon.

Irani took to Twitter and wrote, "Condemn killing of #GauriLankesh. Hope speedy investigation is conducted &justice delivered. Condolences to the family."

She further extended her condolence to her family members.

Lankesh was killed on Tuesday at her residence in Bengaluru's Rajarajeshwari Nagar by some unidentified assailants at around 8-8:30 pm.

As per reports, three bullets were pumped into her body.

Reportedly, Lankesh's body has been shifted to Victoria hospital for post-mortem and the cremation will take place today.

Lankesh was the editor of the Gauri Lankesh Patrike, a tabloid described as an "anti-establishment" publication.

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First Published: Wed, September 06 2017. 16:05 IST
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