Gauri killers link held

Almost six months after the sensational murder of journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh, the Karnataka SIT has arrested 37-year-old KT Naveen Kumar in a major breakthrough in the investigation.

Investigation officer MN Anucheth says that Naveen Kumar, a Hindu Yuva Sene activist from Maddur in Mandya district, who allegedly facilitated the murderers of Gauri was arrested on Feb.18 near Majestic bus stand for illegal possession of bullets.

On September 5 last year, 55-year-old Gauri Lankesh was shot down with a 7.65mm country-made pistol outside her residence in Bengaluru by assailants who came on a bike