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SIT arrests accused in Gauri Lankesh murder case; sent to 14-day remand

Earlier on 5 June, Gauri Lankesh's brother Indrajit Lankesh demanded a 360-degree investigation in connection to his sister's murder case

ANI  |  Bengaluru 

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Gauri Lankesh

The (SIT) on Tuesday arrested a person, who is suspected to have shot dead journalist-cum-activist Gauri Lankesh, from Karnataka's Sindhagi city on Tuesday.

Parshuram Wagmare, who was produced before the third (ACMM) Court, has been remanded to 14-day police custody for further interrogation.

Earlier, five persons-K T Naveen Kumar alias Hotte Manja, Amol Kale, Manohar Edve, Sujeeth Kumar alias Praveen and Amit Degvekar were arrested in connection with the case.

was shot dead outside her Bengaluru residence on 5 September, 2017.

Earlier on 5 June, Gauri Lankesh's brother demanded a 360-degree investigation in connection to his sister's murder case.

First Published: Tue, June 12 2018. 21:34 IST
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