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Actor-Director Girish Karnad was on Gauri Lankesh killers hit-list

Mumbai: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Mumbai Police has recovered a diary from the accused of the Gauri Lankesh murder case. It mentions the names of the people who were on the hit-list of the killer after the journalist's death. Famous Actor-Director Girish Karnad's name was also found in this list.

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Along with Karnad, author-politician B.B.Lalita Naik, Veerbhadra Chamla Swami and thinker C.S.Dwarakanath are the other names mentioned in the list. These names are written in hindi and all these people were Gauri Lankesh's supporters.

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Meanwhile, the SIT had arrested 26 year old Parshuram Waghmare from Sindhagi in Bijapur district of Karnataka in connection with the case. He is said to be an extremist working for a Hindu organization.



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