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Bengaluru: Gauri Lankesh case trial adjourned till September 14 

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Bengaluru: The trial in the murder of activist and journalist Gauri Lankesh was postponed by a special court here on Monday September 5 till September 14.

The case was brought before the judge In-Charge of the Karnataka Control of Organised Crimes Act (KCOCA) cases special court, which is hearing the trial.

The KCOCA judge, who is on leave will return to duty on September 12 and will fix the dates of the trial on September 14.

Gauri Lankesh was murdered in front of her Rajarajeshwari Nagar home. Gauri Lankesh was murdered in front of her Rajarajeshwari Nagar home on September 5, 2017.

The prosecution asserted a link in its charge between the murder of Gauri Lankesh and the murders of Govind Pansare and Narendra Dabholkar in Maharashtra, as well as the death of Kannada writer MM Kalburgi.

There are 18 accused in the case who are charged under the Indian Penal Code (IPC), the KCOCA, and the Arms Act.

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