The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday detained former Karnataka minister and Congress leader Vinay Kulkarni in connection with the 2016 murder case of a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yogesh Gowda.
Kulkarni was picked up by a CBI team from his residence at Barakotri in Dharwad district of Karnataka.
He was taken to the Dharwad police station for questioning.
In June 2016, Yogesh Gowda, a Zilla Parishad member was murdered in a gym in Saptapur in Karnataka’s Dharwad.
The CBI took over the probe in September 2019.
Gowda’s murder had been attributed to a property dispute.
According to the sources, six people were arrested in March this year in connection with the case.