BENGALURU: A day after Metropolitan Magistrate Court permitted the Special Investigation Team (SIT) to conduct Narco Analysis tests on K.T. Naveen Kumar, the founder of Hindu Yuva Sena and the first arrested in the Gauri Lankesh murder, and remanded him to judicial custody till March 26, officials from various investigating agencies including Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) met with Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Tuesday to seek information about the accused.
The SIT, probing the murder of Gauri who was shot dead outside her residence by unidentified men on September 5, 2017, has recently arrested Naveen, an alleged member of Sanatan Sanstha, a radical Hindutva outfit, and made him one of the accused in the murder of Gauri.
According to sources, Central Intelligence, Telangana State Anti Terrorism Squad (OCTOPUS), SIT and SET (Maharashtra) and CBI which is investigating the murder of Maharashtra-based progressive thinkers Narendra Dabholkar and Govind Pansare met the senior SIT officials and sought information of the accused and the development in the case.
Officials of these agencies, say sources, were sure to get information that would hellp solve similar cases, including that of Dabholkar, Pansare and MM Kalburgi. Meanwhile, the SIT is awaiting a date from Ahmedabad Forensic Science Lab’s to conduct Narco Analysis test on Naveen to obtain more information from him regarding the case.