Journalist Gauri Lankesh shot dead in Bangalore

gauriSenior journalist Gauri Lankesh was shot dead this evening at her residence in Bengaluru’s Rajarajeshwari Nagar .

Journalism is nothing without courage. Democracy is nothing without dissent. She had both the qualities.

Gauri Lankesh succumbed to multiple bullet wounds on her body. Protest being held outside Gauri Lankesh’s residence after the death news.

Karnataka Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy said there are two CC TV camera and police are investigating the case.

Bangalore commissioner of police said, They found Gauri Lankesh lying in a pool of blood; found four empty cartridges from the scene of offence.Number of assailants not clear yet. People in front of her house heard gunshots, saw Gauri Lankesh collapsed in verandah before entering house. She didn’t complain of anything. If she anywhere expressed about threats, it will be thoroughly investigated,said the police boss.

Her last tweet was “Supreme Court asks Centre why it wants to deport Rohingya refugees “.