Exactly a year ago, Gauri Lankesh was shot dead outside her home in Bengaluru. What happened on the evening of 5 September 2017 took months of planning – eight months to be precise.
The Quint traces the conspiracy that led to the death of the outspoken journalist and activist.
Following the rehearsals, all leave separately to Bengaluru on 1 September.
The attackers hire houses in Bengaluru.
After one of the attacker’s father passed away. The plan is put on hold. But after a wait, in August 2017, the planning resumes.