FATAL ACCIDENT AT PONDA, 1 DEAD ON THE SPOT

PONDA In a fatal road accident near Ponda Municipality, wherein a two-wheeler collided with a tanker, Suresh Bhaktha, a residence of Mardol and native of Mangalore has succumbed to injuries. The exact reason of accident is not known. The deceased Suresh was 51 years A further police investigation is in progress. 

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SHACK DESTROYED IN FIRE AT CALANGUTE

CALANGUTE  A beach shack in Calangute has been gutted in fire incurring a loss of around Rs 3-4 lakh. Even though firefighters reached the spot they could not save any property. The owner said that electrical appliances furniture and other has been destroyed in the fire. However, the exact cause of fire is unknown.

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FOUR POLICEMEN SUSPENDED AFTER GANG-RAPE ACCUSED ESCAPES

PANAJI Four police personnel were suspended after rape accused, Ishwar Makwana, who was arrested with two others in a gangrape case in May, escaped from custody on Monday, police said. The suspended policemen, including a Head Constable and three constables, were part of an escort team which was accompanying the accused to TB hospital in St.Inez, Panaji, from Colvale Central Jail…

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BETALBATIM GANG-RAPE ACCUSED ESCAPES FROM POLICE CUSTODY

PANAJI Rape accused, Ishwar Makwana, who was arrested by Goa police along with two other men for allegedly raping a 20-year-old woman at Betalbatim beach in South Goa, escaped from police custody today when he was brought to a hospital for medical treatment, police said. Makwana was taken for medical treatment to Panaji-based Chest Disease & T B Hospital from where…

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BIHAR NATIVE NABBED WITH DRUGS AT MARGAO

MARGAO Margao police have arrested one Santosh Jahadav (26), native of Bihar, with 400g of ganja worth Rs 1 lakh on Friday. PI of Margao police station Kapil Nayak said that Jahadav was walking around Margao municipal garden, and finding his movement suspicious they questioned him. The police found ganja in his possession after searching him and arrested him under the…

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FISH TRADERS ACCUSE FDA OF HARASSMENT

PANAJI The FDA stopped 11 fish trucks from unloading at Margao wholesale market in an early morning raid. Meanwhile, 4 more fish trucks were stopped at Polem check post. The fish traders have said that FDA is encroaching PDA’s authority as FDA can only check the fish. Traders have also said that they have been permitted by PDA to trade in…

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FDA SHUTS RESTAURANTS IN MORJIM FOR OPERATING WITHOUT PROPER LICENCES

MORJIM The Goa Food and Drugs Administration on Thursday sealed restaurants of three coastal shacks at the Morjim beach. According to a statement issued by the state agency on Thursday, one of the restaurants was operated by Russian nationals in partnership with a local resident without requisite licences. “Today, FDA shut down three premises in Morjim coastal belt and directed them not…

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POLICE BUST CHEMICAL DRUG LABORATORY IN ANJUNA

ANJUNA The Police personnel from Anjuna police station on Thursday busted a chemical drug manufacturing laboratory operating from a rented house in Anjuna and seized synthetic drugs worth nearly Rs 1 crore. The police have also arrested an Austrian national for running the facility. Speaking to reporters, police inspector in-charge of the Anjuna police station Chetan Patil said that several chemicals…

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LABOURER MURDERED ON FISHING TRAWLER AT VASCO

VASCO A murder case has been reported at Khariwado-Vasc0 wherein a labourer was found murdered on a fishing trawler at Khariwado jetty. The name of the deceased is Mithun and Vasco police have revealed that his fellow worker Akub Lagun have been arrested in the case. Though the exact reason has not been revealed, the police report says the murder was an…

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NATIVE  OF NEPAL ARRESTED FOR POSSESSION OF DRUGS

CANACONA A Nepali man by name Dilli Budhathoki was arrested on Sunday at Palolem in Canacona after 15g of charas was found in his possession. After receiving a tip-off, a team was formed from Canacona police station under PSI Prashal Desai who apprehended Budhathoki at a hotel in Palolem. Budhathoki has been arrested under section 20 (b) (ii) (A) of  Narcotics Drugs…

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