FOUR FOREIGN NATIONALS ARRESTED FOR BURGLARY

PANAJI Four Georgian nationals were arrested by police for breaking into a house at Siolim and stealing cash and other valuable items worth Rs 6 lakh, a police official informed on Thursday. The accused were identified as Iura Pirelli (42), Lasha Gurchiani (46), Konstantinos Chkhaidze (46) and Irakli Tamliani (33), police inspector Navlesh Dessai told reporters. “The accused broke into the residence of…

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SUPPORT SLAB OF PANAJI-VERNA FLYOVER COLLAPSES; 10 INJURED

MARGAO A portion of a support slab of the under-construction Panaji-Verna flyover collapsed today and at least 10 workers were injured, a police official said. The support structure between two pillars of the flyover crashed in the afternoon near Verna village, the police official informed. “Work on the flyover was underway when the incident happened. Ten workers were injured and they were…

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4 RUSSIANS ARRESTED FOR DRUG DEALING, ATM THEFT

MANDREM Four Russians were arrested today in Mandrem for growing marijuana and dealing in other psychotropic drugs, police said. Ilia Stennikov (30) was arrested by the police on Friday night for illegally growing marijuana worth Rs 65,000 in a rented apartment at Mandrem village, SP Chandan Choudhury told reporters. Three other accused Igor Markov, Radik Vafin and Evgeny Zakharin – were arrested…

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GMC DEAN PRADIP NAIK TO FACE INQUIRY

BAMBOLIM An inquiry has been ordered against Goa Medical College Dean Dr Pradip Naik for lapses in filing application for conversion of Diploma seats to PG seats. Meanwhile, Dr Shivanand Bandekar has been instructed to take the charge of GMC Dean and to report at Public Health department-Porvorim.

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POLICE ARREST HOUSE MAID FOR THEFT OF GOLD ORNAMENTS WORTH ₹ 8.5 LAKH

FATORDA Fatorda police have arrested one Savitridevi Shivdas Jalmi, a resident of Roulim-Curtorim, in a theft case. Savitridevi was working as a maid in a flat near Chowgule College at Gogal Fatorda where she has committed theft of gold ornaments worth Rs. 8,50,000. Fatorda Police have recovered the stolen gold ornaments from Savitridevi’s house and further investigation is in progress.

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POLICE ARREST 2 IN CONNECTION WITH ABANDONED INFANT NEAR MANDOPA FOOTBALL GROUND

Margao Margao police have arrested one lady namely Judith Colaco (40) and one Caitano Pereira (45), both residents of Mandopa Navelim, for their involvement in a crime wherein one newborn baby was abandoned near Mandopa Football ground on December 2, 2018.  Both the accused have confessed to the crime and further investigation is in progress.  Both have been charged u/s 317 of…

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SENIOR NAVAL OFFICER OF INS HANSA BOOKED FOR ALLEGEDLY MOLESTING MAID

VASCO Senior naval officer, Commodore Mankadan Nambiar who is second-in-command at the INS Hansa naval base in Dabolim, has been booked for allegedly molesting his maid on Tuesday evening, a Goa Police spokesperson said on Wednesday. The spokesperson said that Commodore Mankadan Nambiar, 46, has been booked under Sections 354 (molestation) of the Indian Penal Code. “The officer was booked on the…

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POLICE ARREST CRPF CONSTABLE FOR SEXUALLY HARASSING WOMAN AT CALANGUTE BEACH

CALANGUTE A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) constable was arrested on Tuesday for alleged sexual harassment of a woman on Calangute beach. Speaking to reporters Calangute police station in-charge Jivba Dalvi said that accused constable Rajvir Prabhudayal Singh (43) is a native of Rajasthan and was held after a woman, who was bathing at the beach, accused him of using vulgar…

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IRANIAN MAN ARRESTED FOR RAPING WOMAN IN ARAMBOL

ARAMBOL A 27-year-old Iran national has been arrested for allegedly raping a 24-year-old woman near Arambol beach, police informed Tuesday. The accused, Majid Azizi was out on bail in a drug case. Azizi had met the victim at a party in Arambol on January 21, a police official said. The accused took the victim to his rented room after the party…

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BOAT OVERTURNS OFF KARWAR COAST; 8 PILGRIMS DEAD

KARWAR In a major tragedy, a boat carrying devotees of Narsimha Devasthan temple overturned off Karwar coast in Kali river near Kurumgad. 26 people are feared drowned in the tragedy with 8 bodies already recovered. The rescue workers have saved 17 people in the search operation, while 1 body is still reported missing. All devotees on board are said to be residents…

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