Former Karnataka minister and Congress leader Vinay Kulkarni was reportedly taken into custody on Thursday morning by the CBI in Dharwad connection with the murder of former Zilla Panchayat member Yogeeshgouda Goudar in 2016.
Sources stated that he has been taken to the Dharwad police station by the CBI sleuths and is reportedly being questioned. CBI have also taken into custody Vijaya Kulkarni, the younger brother of Vinay Kulkarni and he too is being questioned at the Dharwad police station.
Yogeeshgouda Goudar, then a zilla panchayat member from BJP was hacked to death in his gymnasium in Dharwad in June, 2016. The case was taken over by the CBI after a plea by the victim's elder brother filed a plea.