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Gauri Lankesh, Dabholkar, Kalburgi, Pansare killings: Two guns but different shooters used, say cops

Gauri Lankesh, Dabholkar, Kalburgi, Pansare killings: Two guns but different shooters used, say cops

Parshuram Waghmore, who is linked to Sri Rama Sene, was arrested on June 11 by the SIT from his home in Sindhagi in Vijayapura in north Karnataka.

Real masterminds behind rationalists’ killings are Hindutva groups, they should be exposed: Govind Pansare’s daughter

“Hindutva organisations have formed a group of 60 people from Maharashtra, Karnataka, Goa and other parts of the country to target activists and intellectuals who do not agree with their radical views,” Megha Pansare told.

Gauri Lankesh murder case: Suspected shooter held, police say he has a crime record

Lankesh murder: Shooter kept in house rented by man linked to Sanatan Sanstha, says probe

The house where Waghmare was kept was rented by a man associated with Sanatan Sanstha and let out for a few days to “friends’’ who have emerged as the main suspects in the murder plot, the SIT has found.

Gauri Lankesh murder: Karnataka HC seeks report on 'police torture' of four accused

Gauri Lankesh murder: Karnataka HC seeks report on ‘police torture’ of four accused

On June 12, the high court had issued notices to the Karnataka government, state police chief and police officials
concerned in the matters. It had also directed the police to ensure that the accused were not ill-treated.

Gauri Lankesh was shot dead with a 7.65 mm country-made pistol by unidentified men in the drive way of her residence on September 5. (File)

Gauri Lankesh murder: Sri Ram Sene district chief Rakesh Math summoned by SIT

An official from the SIT said the team wanted to find out if Rakesh Math was involved in Lankesh’s murder and whether he “brainwashed” Waghmare to participate in the crime.

Gauri Lankesh murder case: Suspected shooter held, police say he has a crime record

Gauri Lankesh death: ‘Suspected shooter given pistol on day of murder’

The investigations have found that Parshuram Ashok Wagmare was given training in firing guns in Karnataka and Maharashtra before being chosen to carry out the Lankesh murder.

Girish Karnad was on the hit list of Lankesh murder suspects: SIT

Girish Karnad was on the hit list of Gauri Lankesh murder suspects: Special Investigation Team

The SIT has recovered a diary from the suspects with entries in Devanagari script. The diary has the names of these personalities, known for their strong views against hardline Hindutva, who were to be targeted, according to sources.

Gauri Lankesh murder case: Suspected shooter held, police say he has a crime record

Gauri Lankesh murder case: Suspected shooter held, police say he has a crime record

A Special Investigation Team, probing the murder, submitted a statement from Wagmare admitting his involvement in the shooting of Gauri Lankesh.

Karnataka police arrests sixth suspect in Gauri Lankesh murder case

Karnataka police arrests sixth suspect in Gauri Lankesh murder case

This was the sixth arrest in the case. Lankesh, who was shot dead in front of her house here on September 5 last year, was known for her strong views against hardline Hindutva.

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Gauri Lankesh murder case: Key accused points to leader of Hindutva outfit

Investigations have found that a Bengaluru-based co-ordinator of HJS, Mohan Gowda, allegedly put key accused, K T Naveen Kumar, in touch with this Sanstha unit in the planning phase of the Lankesh murder.

Gauri Lankesh was shot dead with a 7.65 mm country-made pistol by unidentified men in the drive way of her residence on September 5. (File)

Gauri Lankesh murder case: One accused was convenor of Hindu Janjagruti Samiti unit

According to police, Kale is suspected to be a key figure in a covert activities unit that picks radical-minded cadre from various right-wing outfits. Parag Gokhale, an HJS activist from Pune, said, “Kale used to work with HJS, but he is not active for the last few years.”

Gauri Lankesh murder case: Suspected shooter held, police say he has a crime record

Gauri Lankesh murder: Accused took wife to Mangaluru ashram on day of murder to create his alibi, says police

Despite consistent denials by Sanatan Sanstha and its affiliate, Hindu Janajagruti Samiti (HJS), of any association with the accused in the murder case, there has been an increasing amount of circumstantial links between the groups and arrested people.

Karnataka police arrests sixth suspect in Gauri Lankesh murder case

Ceremony in US honours Lankesh, Bhaumik among 18 journalists killed in 2017 in the line of duty

This year eight of the 18 journalists added to the memorial are women. “Gauri Lankesh, 55, was known throughout India for her outspoken articles against the caste system and Hindu fundamentalism,” Newseum said in its brief description about her.

Gauri Lankesh murder case: Suspected shooter held, police say he has a crime record

Gauri Lankesh murder case: Suspects hid behind code words, fake names

Maintaining notes on surveillance, using fake names and feature phones and multiple SIM cards and handsets — here’s what the four men arrested in connection with the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh did to hide their identities.

Gauri Lankesh murder case: Suspected shooter held, police say he has a crime record

Gauri Lankesh murder case: SIT names three more as key accused, gets custody for 12 days

A fourth person, Sujeet Kumar alias Praveen, 37, from Karnataka, also arrested in the Bhagwan case and already named as an accused in the Gauri Lankesh murder, was also formally named by the SIT as an accused.