Published On : Thu, Sep 21st, 2017

Breakthrough in Gauri Lankesh case: SIT gets facial profile of attacker

The Special Investigation Team probing the murder of senior Kannada journalist Gauri Lankesh now has a facial profile of her attacker.

The images, which were developed by matching CCTV footage with eyewitness accounts, have given police enough leads to launch a massive manhunt.

Gauri Lankesh was murdered on September 5 at her Bengaluru residence. Journalists across the nation condemned the killing , and remembered a fearless scribe who was often critical of the right-wing.