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SIT arrests illegal arms dealer in Gauri Lankesh murder case

Bengaluru, Mar 9 (UNI) The Special Investigation Team (SIT) has formally arrested a gunrunner
arrested by the Karnataka police earlier for his alleged involvement of killing Journalist-Activist Gauri
Lankesh in the city last year.
DCP M N Anucheth, heading the team of SIT confirmed the arrest.
The arrested K T Naveen Kumar belonging to Maddur in Mandya district had been arrested by the police last month for possessing live cartridges used in the country made pistol similar to that was used to kill Ms Lankesh by an unidentified assailant.
The journalist was killed by the lone intruder in front of her house when she returned from the office of her tabloid on September 5 last year.
The 32-year-old Naveen is suspected to be linked with a fringe group identified itself with right-wing activists.
He was as arrested on February 19 in another case on charges of illegally possessing five bullets. The case was slapped against him under Arms Act.
SIT sought his custody for four days after he was remanded to judicial custody in the earlier case.
Following the grilling, SIT on Friday announced that he was formally arrested in the Gauri murder case.
Karnataka Home Miniser Ramalinga Reddy had said two days ago that SIT would soon file a chargesheet and added whether Naveen was really involved in this case would be cleared by it.
His comments came in the wake that the family of the arrest had claimed that he was not involved in the case.
Naveen Kumar was remanded to five day SIT custody by Third ACMM Magistrate before whom he was produced.
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BJP announces list of 10 district presidents

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