Gauri Lankesh murder probe; accused taken into eight days custody

The Special Investigation Team has formally identified him as an accused and thus the KT Naveen Kumar has been taken into custody in connection with the Gauri Lankesh murder.

It need be mentioned that the man had initially been arrested for possession of five bullets.

The man has also been identified to be a part of a right-wing radical group in connection with the case.

This is the first arrest made in the case.

This is amid the fact that the Naveen’s family pleads innocence.

It need be mentioned that Gauri Lankesh murder probe had been on for months and the state government is under pressure to crack the case.

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