Gauri Lankesh Murder case unsolved as Police find no clue of killers

P. Lankesh founder editor of Lankesh Patrike. Credit Facebook

The investigation into the murders of well-known activists Narendra Dhabolkar, MM Kalburgi, Govind Pansare has not yet been completed but we certainly hope the facts of those as well as Gauri Lankesh's murder come out and justice is met.

"A Special Investigative Team, headed by an IG will be constituted".

Police are now investigating the whole case and they are trying to find out the Bikers and other small gangs for the information. "Currently three teams are involved in the investigation and the attackers will be arrested quickly". It is true that it is an organised crime, let the Police look into it.

Addressing the media here over the murder, the Chief Minister said that there was no threat to Lankesh's life. We have provided protection to all rationalists.

Spoke to CM (of Karnataka) and mentioned that people who did this must be caught and punished.

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi blamed BJP-RSS for the incident. "Expressing happiness on the killing of anyone is shameful, regrettable and totally against Indian traditions", Prasad tweeted.

The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) strongly condemns the cold-blooded murder of senior journalist Gauri Lankesh, outside her home in Bengaluru yesterday.

Lankesh, 55, was the editor of the independent Kannada-language magazine "Lankesh Patrike".

Gauri Lankesh
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Veteran actress Shabana Azmi expressed that she is devastated this brutal incident.

Condemning her murder, BJP demanded the Karnataka government to conduct a quick and fair investigation into the case.

Bollywood personalities Shekhar Kapur, Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar, among others have condemned the death of senior Kannada journalist and social activist Gauri Lankesh, who was shot dead at her residence by unidentified men on Tuesday.

The right-wing bigots abusing the deceased soul while rejoicing her murder was first highlighted by Janta Ka Reporter.

■ Siddaramaiah also said there were four CCTV cameras installed at Gauri's house, and one of them had caught the image of a person wearing a helmet entering the gate and firing at her after which she collapsed two to three feet away.

According to sources, the CCTV footage of her murder showed a man in helmet approaching Ms Lankesh.

Ms Lankesh was convicted of defamation a year ago for a report she published on local BJP leaders.

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