Udupi, Aug 09, 2018: Officials of the Special Investigation Team probing the journalist Gauri Lankesh murder case, have on August 9, Thursday detained two persons from Padubidri in Udupi district.
Those taken into custody are Sandesh Shetty Padebettu (28) and Yuvaraj Kanchinadka (30). Both are said to be associated with Hindu Jagarana Vedike.
It has been gathered that the SIT arrested the two from their houses with the help of Udupi Police. The SIT is expected to take the duo to Bengaluru for interrogation. Sources said the two were in touch with the accused who are already behind bars in this case.