The CBI has sent the country-made pistol for ballistic examination to verify if it was used for killing Pune-based rationalist Narendra Dabholkar in August 2013.
Gauri Lankesh was shot dead at the doorstep of her residence in Ideal Homes Layout in Rajarajeshwari Nagar in the night of September 5, 2017.
The accused had contended that no more than one chargesheet has been filed against them in the preceding 10 years of the crime and therefore KCOC Act could not be applied.
Slain journalist Gauri Lankesh’s brother Indrajit Lankesh alleged on Tuesday that the funds collected in his sister’s are being misused.
With 14 arrests so far across Karnataka and Maharashtra, the Special Investigation Team (SIT) of about 23 officers is set to submit its official report to the Karnataka government.
The staff of Gauri Lankesh Patrike have been retained with a few changes.
On the first death anniversary of Gauri Lankesh, CE speaks to Chidanand Rajghatta, former husband of the slain journalist
The deduction is based on a forensic evidence from a Gait Analysis report by the Directorate of Forensic Science, Gujarat.
Claiming that there was a link between the accused in the two cases, the CBI on Friday took the custody of Rajesh Bangera and Amit Digvekar from the Karnataka Special Investigation Team.
The SIT has arrested 12 people including the alleged mastermind Amol Kale and sharpshooter Parashuram Waghmare.
It will apply to all the accused arrested in the case, before this it has to be approved by a review committee.
Bharat Kurne alias Tamatar (37), a resident of Sambhaji Galli in Belagavi, who runs a dhaba and also sell vegetables, was arrested on August 9.
A team of Waghmare’s friends not only helped him train in operating pistols but also got him trained in martial arts and karate.
Bharat Kurne, 12th man to be arrested, was picked up by a SIT team from Belagavi on Wednesday
Bharat Kurne of Sambhaji Galli in Belagavi, who runs a dhaba, is said to be a member of a pro-Hindu outfit