On Thursday, the Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Pune City Police arrested two more persons — Shaikh Mohammed Jabbar from Sillod town in Aurangabad district and Mahesh Rathod from Bhokar town in Nanded district.
In the coordinated digital attack, large sums of money were fraudulently withdrawn using several cloned debit cards of the cooperative bank, through thousands of ATM transactions, made in India and 28 other countries within a period of seven hours on August 11.
While Dabholkar (67), a noted anti-superstition activist, was murdered in Pune on August 20, 2013, Lankesh, who was a Bengaluru-based journalist, was shot dead at her house on September 5, 2017. In the Dabholkar case, the CBI has till now arrested six persons.
PM Modi in the recent BIMSTEC summit held in Kathmandu had requested the member states to join the joint military exercise, which is going to be followed by a conclave of army chiefs of the countries in BIMSTEC.
A case diary of the progress in the investigation was placed before the court of Judicial Magistrate First Class S M A Sayyed, based on which Kale’s CBI custody was requested by Prosecutor Vijaykumar Dhakne.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is probing the murder of Dr Narendra Dabholkar, will soon take custody of one of the accused in the Gauri Lankesh murder case, to investigate the links between the perpetrators in the two cases.
In the coordinated digital attack on August 11, large sums of money were fraudulently withdrawn using several cloned debit cards of the Pune-based cooperative bank, through thousands of ATM transactions from India and 28 other countries in a period of seven hours.