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Mangalorean among 5 rightists suspects in Gauri murder case

Mangalorean among 5 rightists suspects in Gauri murder case

Sc DC   ¦    Oct 06, 2017 06:55:22 PM (IST)
Mangalorean among 5 rightists suspects in Gauri murder case

Bengaluru: Five members of Sanatan Sanstha have emerged as prime suspects in the sensational killing of journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh on September 5.

Praveen Limkar (34) from Kolhapur, Jayaprakash alias Anna (45) from Mangalore, Sarang Akolkar (38) from Pune, Rudra Patil (37) from Sangli and Vinay Pawar (32) from Satara are the members of the right wing organisation Sanatan Sanstha who are are absconding.

Four of the suspects are already wanted by the Interpol for their alleged involvement in a bomb blast in Madgaon in Goa in 2009.

Rudra Patil, Sarang Akolkar and Vinay Pawar were suspects in the murders of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar in Kolhapur in Maharashtra, leftist thinker and rationalist Govind Pansare and Kannada scholar and researcher M M Kalburgi.