Bangalore: Lead journalist Gauri Lankesh, who was shot in his home in Bangalore on Tuesday night, realized that some people suspected of searching near his home but did not inform the police said his sister Kavitha Lankesh the police.
In his statement, Gauri said Kavitha had expressed safety concerns to his elderly mother, Indira Lankesh, during a visit last week. Kavitha and her mother had advised Gauri to report the matter to the police, but she brushed and said she would if she met that activity again, Bangalore said mirror.
A police officer involved in the investigation said Kavitha said he had met Gauri Tuesday afternoon in his Gandhi bazaar office. She learned her sister’s death at 08:16 after arriving home.
“When he arrived at RR Nagar (Gauri house), he found that the car was parked outside Gauri with the gates half open. When it was inside the complex, Gauri’s body was found with vacuum cartridges at his side,” he said. the officer, according to the statutes of Kavitha, who is the plaintiff in the case.
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said that there is no perception of the threat and Gauri never complained to the police, despite the fact of meeting the police chief several times.
Police recorded a case in sections 302 (murder) of the IPC and sections of the Firearms Act. Gauri, 55, lived alone in his apartment in RR Nagar. The only street lamp on the road just outside his house, but it was outside the night of the murder, leaving the police with grainy images of the crime.
The closed-circuit television (CCTV) movie of Gauri’s house showed a man wearing a helmet reaching the door and shooting him. However, the police did not rule out the possibility of another man present.
The Karnataka government has established a special investigative team (SIT) to investigate the murder. About 100 agents working on the case, ten inspectors.