NIGERIAN NATIONAL ARRESTED FOR POSSESSION OF DRUGS
Calangute (Goa): Calangute police have arrested a Nigerian national by name Victory Igwe Amos in a narcotic raid conducted on Tuesday night at Porie ground in Calangute. Victor Amos, age 32 years, is a native of Lagos in Nigeria and currently residing at Calangute.
The accused was found in possession of 190 grams of ganja and 17 grams of charas, all worth Rs 50,000 in international market. In this connection the police have registered an offence under section 20(b)(ii)(A) of NDPS Act.
PI Jivba Dalvi during the evening hours had received a tip-off about a Nigerian national coming to sell drugs…READ more..
PAY FINE IF YOU ARE FOUND BUYING OR SELLING PLASTIC BAG FROM JULY ONWARDS IN GOA
Panaji (Goa): Those who will be found buying or selling plastic bag in Goa will be fined heavily from July onwards, State Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said today announcing the stringent measures to make the coastal state plastic free.
“We need to do away with the plastic bags. From July onwards if we find anyone selling or buying plastic bag he will have to pay the fine,” Parrikar said addressing a function here today.
“The fine won’t be a meager. It will be hefty. It might range up to Rs 5,000 (each time). We might give some relaxation in the beginning…READ more..
FIVE HUTS GUTTED IN FIRE AT TALEIGAO, NO HUMAN CASUALTIES
Taleigao (Goa): Total five huts were gutted in a fire when a LPG cylinder exploded at Kamrabhat in Taleigao area.
The incident happened on Saturday afternoon which saw the fire engulfing the shanties. Police said that there were no human casualties but the huts were completed gutted in the fire.
Fire and emergency services were pressed in action immediately and managed to control the damage, which otherwise would have engulfed other hutments.
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POLICE FEELS RETAILERS SELLING MOBILE SIMS WITHOUT VERIFYING DOCUMENTS HELPS CRIMINALS
Panaji (Goa): A miffed Goa Police Chief Muktesh Chander has come down heavily on the retailers selling mobile SIM cards, for failing to verify the details of new mobile subscribers.
Addressing a press briefing amidst meeting with the police officers and SIM card dealers, the Director General of Police (DGP) said that as many as 15 cases are booked wherein subscribers have submitted forged documents to get mobile connections. It’s been shocking that out of those arrested including the SIM card operators, foreigners comprise the most. “These foreigners are involved in drugs cases,” he said.
While no complaints were lodged, these cases…READ more..
HEROIN WORTH 13 K SEIZED AT CALANGUTE
Calangute (Goa): Calangute police have arrested one Louis Rodrigues a resident of Candolim for possession of heroin worth Rs 13,000, during a raid conducted at mid-night on May 23.
PI Jivba Dalvi had received a tip-off that the accused person will come to sell drugs at Candolim Football ground on Tuesday night. Accordingly PI Jivba Dalvi formed a team under PSI Sitaram Malik, PSI Videsh Pilgaonkar, Constable Vidyanand Amonkar, Sameer Sawant and Samir Naik.
The accused is said to be operating boat rides in the tourist area. PSI Sitaram Malik is further investigating the case under the supervision of PI Jivba…READ more..
VIDEO ABOUT HIGH PROFILE GUY TRYING TO BULLY POLICE GOES VIRAL, PEOPLE’S POWER NAILS HIM
Mapusa (Goa): It was the scene that was captured on the mobile camera by one of our well wisher which showed how people’s power can make so-called high profile people to get on their knees.
The video shot outside Mapusa municipal market shows an unknown person parking his jeep in no-parking area. When he was stopped by police, he threw his weight around and even named two senior officials as his friends.
The police inspector went away but the locals took the charge. The man was made to wait near the jeep and after much arguments, he was made to pay…READ more..
KARBOTKAR CUSTODIAL MURDER CASE; THREE BEING INVESTIGATED BY CRIME BRANCH
Panaji (Goa): After a series of inquiries and scrutiny of jail report, the Crime Branch (CB) sleuths took into custody three under trials on suspicion into the custodial killing of notorious gangster Vinayak Karbotkar earlier this year.
Mohammed Sheikh, Rahul Kumar and George Fernandes were arrested on Friday for custodial interrogation.
“They were taken into custody from Colvale Correctional Home, where they were lodged in judicial custody for different offenses registered against them. They are not accused as of now but only suspects. We will interrogate them to ascertain their role in the murder,” said a CB official.
Karbotkar was killed in a…READ more..
HIGH COURT ISSUES NOTICE TO SPEAKER AND PRO-TEM SPEAKER IN RANE DISQUALIFICATION PLEA
Panaji (Goa): The Bombay High Court at Goa on Friday issued notices to Speaker and Pro-tem Speaker of the State Legislative assembly in a disqualification petition filed by Congress party against its former MLA and incumbent BJP Minister Vishwajit Rane.
Justice Mahesh Sonak this morning issued notices to Speaker Dr Pramod Sawant and Pro-tem Speaker Siddharat Kuncolienkar in the matter, where both are respondents.
The notices are returnable by June 7, when the matter would be heard next.
Congress party had moved High Court with a disqualification petition against Rane, seeking relief that Minister should be disqualified for being chosen…READ more..
DEATH TOLL IN SANVORDEM BRIDGE MISHAP RISES, THREE DEAD
Sanvordem (Goa): With the body of the boy who committed suicide at Sanvordem bridge before it collapsed being recovered, the death toll has rose to three in the mishap. The search and rescue operation still continues.
“The third dead body has been retrieved during the rescue operation. The body is that of a person who had committed suicide,” a senior police official said.
Around 50 people had fallen in the river yesterday when the bridge they were standing on to witness the rescue operation of a person who had committed suicide caved in.
Two bodies were recovered yesterday while 14 people were…READ more..
RESCUE OPERATION AT SANVORDEM SLOWS DOWN, MOVING TOWARDS FINAL LEG
Sanvordem (Goa): The search and rescue operation which is going to complete 24 hours today has been slowed with the Indian Navy and Drishti Lifesaving services withdrawing its divers.
The death toll in the bridge collapse has reached two and fortunately no more dead bodies are found in the river. “The Indian Navy and Drishti Lifesaving Services has withdrawn their search and rescue operation as there are no bodies lying in the water,” Swapnil Naik, Collector, told TVN.
State government has decided to continue with the search and rescue for some time now as Pune based National Disaster Response Force has…READ more..