2 more arrested in Gauri Lankesh murder case

Hubli (Karnataka): The Special Investigation Team (SIT) has arrested two more suspects in connection with the Gauri Lankesh murder case.

Amit and Ganesh were arrested from Hubli on Sunday and were produced before the third Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (ACMM) court on Monday.

The court has sent them into police custody till August 6.

This comes after SIT arrested the seventh suspect in connection with the murder case.

A person identified as Mohan Nayak, was arrested from Karnataka’s Dakshin Kannada district.

He was later sent to six-day police custody by a local court.

Earlier six people, including Parshuram Waghmare, K. T. Naveen Kumar alias Hotte Manja, Amol Kale, Manohar Edve, Sujeeth Kumar alias Praveen and Amit Degvekar were arrested in the case.

Gauri Lankesh was shot dead outside her Bengaluru residence on September 5, 2017. (ANI)