NFTV : Bureau : Renowned Journalist and editor of Lankesh Patrike Gauri Lankesh was shot dead at her residence in Bengaluru’s Rajarajeshwari Nagar Tuesday evening .
According to Primary investigation that three men on a motor bike open fired at least seven rounds of bullets on Gauri when she was unlocking her main door. While three bullets pierced Gauri Lankesh’s head, neck, and chest, four bullets were sprayed on the walls. She died instantly on the spot .
Gauri Lankesh ran the weekly ‘Lankesh Patrike,’ a Kannada tabloid. Like her father, who was a noted Kannada writer, Gauri Lankesh faced opposition and criticism of her journalism. In November 2016, she had been found guilty of defamation in a case involving BJP MP Prahlad Joshi and had been sentenced to six months in jail. She was out on bail.
Neighbours Version : Gauri was returning from her office when she was killed ,she would drive back home late night. At around 8pm today, we heard gun shots and rushed out. For a few minutes, we could not understand what had happened. Then we realized that Gauri had been shot at and was lying in a pool of blood near the door,”