Gauri Lankesh murder case: 2 more arrested from Hubli, produced before court
Bengaluru, July 23: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing Gauri Lankesh murder case arrested two people from Karnataka's Hubli on Sunday. They have been brought to Bengaluru.
Suspects Amit Ramachandran and Ganesh were produced before 3rd Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (ACMM) court. They have been sent to police custody up to 6th August.
A person identified as Mohan Nayak, 50, was arrested from Dakshin Kannada district of Karnataka. Nayak was arrested on July 18 and produced in the Third Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court sent him to six-day police custody.
The sixth person arrested by the SIT was 26-year-old Parashuram Waghmare from Sindhagi in Vijaypura district of the state. He was held in June. Waghmare was said to have links with rightwing groups.
The SIT previously arrested five people - K T Naveen Kumar alias Hotte Manja, Amol Kale, Manohar Edve, Sujeeth Kumar alias Praveen and Amit Degvekar.
Gauri, known for her strong anti-Hindutva stand, was shot dead in front of her house on September 5 last year, triggering a nationwide outrage.
(With PTI inputs)