A cable operator, who was the first to notice the body of the slain journalist and another witness was a watchman who lived in a building opposite Lankesh's residence were examined by the special team
In response, the defendants' attorney appealed for a list of electronic evidence that are part of the investigation.
More than 60 lawyers were engaged initially by the accused, and their petitions delayed the commencement of the trial.
Prof VS Sreedhara is a friend of Gauri Lankesh,activist and a member of Gauri memorial
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.
The special investigation team (SIT), probing the murder of journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh, has zeroed in on Parashuram Waghmare as the gunman who shot Gauri on September 5, 2017.
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.