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Gauri Lankesh murder case: Hunt for killers begin. Bengaluru on high alert

Gauri Lankesh murder case: Hunt for killers begin. Bengaluru on high alert

Mangalore Today News Network

Bengaluru,Sep 6 2017,DH News: The Bengaluru Police is on the hunt to nab the killers of journalist Gauri Lankesh.

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Gauri Lankesh .

Sources said that one of the 2 CCTV cameras in her house held crucial evidence pertaining to the crime.

The Police sources said that they have recovered 2 DVRs from her house which were password protected.

Experts were roped in to access them and recovered images . Both the assailant and victim could be captured in one frame as the shooter has shot her from a close range.

As the incident took place at night, the footage is also being sent to a Forensics lab to be digitally enhanced.

Sources said one of the men wore a black jacket and a full masked helmet waiting on the bike, while the other walked into her verandah and shot her.

Another investigating team is working on the route that Gauri Lankesh took to return to her house from her office in Gandhi Bazaar in Basavangudi. They will also collect CCTV footage along the route to find if she was followed. The team is trying to reconstruct the crime.

Other teams are working on collecting technical evidence.

Police have concluded that the killers were professionals who had conducted a recce of her house and studied her movements.

They are also collection CCTV footage from nearby junctions and houses to see if any suspicious movement was recorded.

Chief Minister is holding an emergency meeting with the DG-IGP at Vidhan Soudha after which he will address media.

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