Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Jan. 30 (ANI): Murdered journalist Gauri Lankesh’s sister said on Monday that the Special Investigation Team (SIT) was in the final stages of its probe into the murder case. Also Read - Coronavirus: 5 States Witness Spurt in Cases in 24 Hours, Maharashtra Extends Lockdown in 2 Districts | Key Points

“SIT team has been in touch with me and is giving progress updates. I think they are reaching end stages of investigation soon,” Kavitha, sister of Gauri Lankesh said during an event here. Also Read - Karnataka Man Strangles Leopard to Death in Battle of Survival, Hailed as Real Life George Kutty

Kavitha was attending the Gauri Sankalp Diwas event held on the Gauri Lankesh’s 56th birth anniversary. Also Read - Popular Nandi Hills in Karnataka to Get A New Ropeway

Lankesh was shot dead by unknown by assailants outside her residence in Bengaluru on September 5 last year.

Lankesh was the editor of the Gauri Lankesh Patrike, a tabloid known for “anti-establishment” views.

Following her murder, several protests, across the country and especially in prominent parts of Karnataka, had taken place. (ANI)

This is published unedited from the ANI feed.