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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.
Accused Parashuram Waghmare and Manohar Edave had earlier made allegations before the media that SIT was trying to frame them and they didn’t know who Gauri Lankesh was.
Both Waghmare and Edave were questioned by journalists through the police vehicle which was on its way to the Central Prison from the court.
Armed with a body warrant from a Pune sessions court, the SIT official brought Kalaskar to city on Thursday and produced him before the special court.
Vasudeo Suryavanshi was arrested recently by the Maharashtra ATS in connection with the murders of Narendra Dabholkar, Pansare, Kalburgi and Gauri.
His custody was sought after interrogating Sudhanva Gondhalekar, an associate of Pangarkar, who allegedly revealed the latter’s involvement in the murder conspiracy.
After the seizure of explosives from Nallasopara last month, the Maharashtra Police had arrested at least 10 people and was investigating their role in the killings of Gauri, Dabholkar, and Kalburgi.
Meanwhile, another training session with air guns was conducted at Belagavi following which they also had a session on making Molotov cocktails.
Chief prosecutor Jaisingh Desai told the court that the names of the two came up during the questioning of other accused in the explosives seizure case.
Gondhalekar (39) activist from Satara and a member of Shivprathisthan Hindustan, was arrested by Anti Terrorist Squad in Maharashtra after intelligence from Karnataka's SIT.
The SIT has named Gondhalekar (39), a resident of Satara, as accused number 14 in the Gauri case.
High Court lawyer and social activist N P Amrutesh has lodged a complaint with the Vidhana Soudha police.
CBI, which secured Kale's custody from the Karnataka Police, produced him before Shivajinagar Court Judicial Magistrate SMA Sayyad who sent him to eight days' custody.
Amol Kale was arrested in May this year by the Karnataka Police's Special Investigation Team (SIT) in connection with Lankesh's killing.