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SC orders transfer of probe of Kalburgi’s murder to SIT investigating Gauri Lankesh’s murder
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SC orders transfer of probe of Kalburgi’s murder to SIT investigating Gauri Lankesh’s murder

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New Delhi, Feb 26 : Supreme Court on Tuesday directed that the probe of author and journalist, MM Kalburgi's murder case to be transferred to the same SIT, probing the journalist-turned-activists Gauri Lankesh murder and to be monitored by the Karnataka High Court Dharwad Bench.

The Apex Court finds similarities between murders of Kalburgi's and Lankesh's murder.

The Top Court was hearing the petition filed by the Kalburgi's wife, Umadevi, seeking a Special Investigation Team (SIT) probe into the murder of her husband.

Umadevi, claimed in her petition stated that Kalburgi was allegedly murdered in Dharwad in Karnataka in 2015.

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