The Karnataka High Court has granted bail to Mohan Nayak, an accused in the murder case of activist-journalist Gauri Lankesh, who was shot dead in 2017.
The single-judge Bench of Justice S Viashwajith Shetty recorded in the order that none of the 23 witnesses, who spoke about the role of Nayak, said he was part of the meeting where the accused persons allegedly conspired to murder Lankesh.
Nayak has become the first person to get bail in relation to the case.
The High Court noted that ...
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