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'I think it is completely false. I don't think it is true at all. I don't believe my sister was targeting for that at all,' Kavita Lankesh
The court told CBI and CID not to rely completely on the Gauri Lankesh case revelations and asked the agencies to make sincere effort towards tracing the accused.
Three persons accused in the murder of journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh will soon be transported to Mumbai’s Arthur Road prison.
Gauri Lankesh and Narendra Dabholkar murders: Accused Amit Degvekar was present at firing training, court told by investigators
Degvekar was produced before the court of Judicial Magistrate (first class) G G Soni and remanded in police custody till January 23.
Justice Mridula Bhatkar gave the direction when hearing an application filed by the state Anti-Terrorism Squad seeking custody of the three accused- Amol Kale, Amit Baddi and Ganesh Miskin.
A bench of Justices U U Lalit and Navin Sinha asked the CBI to inform it by January first week as to why it should not investigate all the four cases if there appears a link among all the murders.
The state police also told the apex court that it will file a charge sheet in the Kalburgi murder case in three months.
SIT claimed that the accused persons murdered journalist Gauri Lankesh inspired by the holy book 'Kshatradharma Sadhana' published by the pro-Hindu organisation.
Allowing undertrials to speak to media is against the Karnataka State Police rules.
In the 9,235-page chargesheet submitted before the Principal Civil and Sessions Court here Friday evening, it was also stated that the killing of Lankesh was plotted for almost five years.
Lankesh, 55, known for her left-leaning and strong anti-Hindutva views, was shot dead in front of her house here on September 5 last year, triggering a nationwide outrage.
According to sources, right wing organisation Sanathan Sanstha was also named in the chargesheet.
The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh is all set to submit a supplementary chargesheet to the court soon.
As his police custody ended on Thursday, the SIT officials produced him before the Special Court for KCOCA cases.
According to sources, the team took Agasar to Bengaluru to investigate his involvement in the Gauri murder case.