Karnataka: SIT arrests 12th suspect in Gauri Lankesh murder case
Bengaluru, Aug 9: The Special Investigating Team (SIT) investigating the journalist Gauri Lankesh murder case has arrested one more person from Belgavi, Karnataka, in connection with the murder. The person arrested is said to be a hotel owner from Belgavi.
Also, the SIT has taken in 2 more people in for the interrogation.
Prime accused Parashuram Waghmare is believed to have undergone firearms training in the forests of this north Karnataka district (Belgavi). With one more arrest, the total number of people arrested so far in connection with the murder is 12.
The 11th suspect, suspected to have provided shelter to the man who shot Gauri Lankesh, had been arrested on July 25 in Tumakuru.
Sources in the SIT claimed that Suresh had provided shelter to Parashuram Waghmare, who allegedly pulled the trigger, killing Lankesh outside her house in Bengaluru, reported PTI.