Friday, 17 August, 2018

SIT to probe Naveen's 'links' with ultra-right

Police standing guard at the house of Gauri Lankesh Police standing guard at the house of Gauri Lankesh
Jay Anderson | 11 March, 2018, 01:56

"Yes, Praveen is a suspect in the case but we have not included his name in the FIR yet".

Subsequently after interrogation, the SIT probing Lankesh's murder took Naveen into their custody + on March 2 to question him. "/ Arrested by the Karnataka police earlier for his alleged involvement of killing Journalist-Activist Gauri br / Lankesh in the city past year".

The SIT had taken Naveen into custody in Kempegowda Bus Station (Majestic) on February 18 after they found a.32 bore rifle and 15 live cartridges.

The SIT officials on Friday named two accused in the Gauri Lankesh murder case and submitted details of the second accused who is yet to be arrested.

Naveen also reportedly was familiar where Gauri Lankesh stayed in Raja Rajeshwari Nagar.

Gauri Lankesh (55), known as an anarchistic voice with strident against conservative perspectives, was shot dead at short proximity by obscure attackers outside her Bengaluru home on September 5 last year.It is suspected that Naveen gave coordinations to the executioner by directing a recce around Lankesh's home on September 3 and 5 a year ago.

Kumar's lawyer Vedamurthy argued that he had been in custody for 20 days, and there was no need to extend it.




The accused hails from Birur town in Chikmagalur district, about 250 km west of Bengaluru, the police said.

The Karnataka government later formed a 21-member SIT, led by Inspector General of Police B K Singh, to investigate the case. The investigations in the Upparpet case has shown that Kumar, during conversations about guns and ammunition with some of his friends from Maddur, alluded to his links to the murder of Lankesh.

Sources tell TNM that Naveen Kumar, arrested in the Gauri Lankesh murder, is suspected of planning another killing.

The police officer said Kumar has been apprehended on Friday on suspicion of providing weapons used to kill Lankesh.

The SIT has chose to transfer the case of Kumar's plot to eliminate K S Bhagawan to the Mysuru police.

Investigations by the SIT has unearthed CCTV footage of a man conducting a recce of the home of the journalist a few hours before her killing.

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