Gauri Lankesh murder: K'taka HM says 'have clues, info'

ANI | Updated: Oct 03, 2017 18:02 IST

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], October 3 (ANI): Karnataka Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy on Tuesday asserted that the Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing journalist Gauri Lankesh muder case has received 'some information and clues' but cannot reveal them at this point of time.

Reddy said, "We constituted the SIT to probe this case and they have received information and clues, which I cannot reveal at this moment."

The SIT is working towards finding the evidence and is probing the case from all the angles, the minister added.

A SIT comprising of 19 officers, headed by IGP Intelligence B.K. Singh, was formed to probe Gauri Lankesh's murder.

Lankesh was shot dead on September 5 at her residence in Bengaluru's Rajarajeshwari Nagar by some unidentified assailants at around 8-8:30 p.m.

Four rounds were fired at the 55-year-old journalist with a 7.65mm country-made pistol.

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

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

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