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Two more held in Gauri Lankesh murder case

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Published Jul 24, 2018, 1:48 am IST
Updated Jul 24, 2018, 1:48 am IST
He said they were produced before a metropolitan court, which remanded them in SIT custody till August 6 for further investigation.
Gauri Lankesh.
 Gauri Lankesh.

Bengaluru: The Special Investigation Team probing journalist Gauri Lankesh murder case said today it has arrested two more suspects. The two--Amit Raghavendra Baddi and Ganesh Miski-- both residents of Hubballi, were arrested yesterday, special investigating officer M N Anucheth said. He said they were produced before a metropolitan court, which remanded them in SIT custody till August 6 for further investigation.

Anucheth did not disclose their role in the crime. However, some police sources said Baddi and Miski had helped in recceing the area before Lankesh was shot dead on September 5 last year. Baddi was said to be a goldsmith by profession, while Miski was into incense stick manufacturing business.

 

Nine suspects have been arrested in the case so far. Besides Baddi and Miski, the SIT has arrested K.T. Naveen Kumar, Amol Kale, Amit Degwekar, Parashuram Waghmare, Sujith Kumar, Manohar Edave and Mohan Naik. Waghmare had allegedly shot dead Lankesh.

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