ODISHA NATIVE CAUGHT WITH DRUGS
Calangute (Goa): Calangute police arrested an Odisha native for alleged possession of drugs. Sudarshan Deo, aged 35 years of Janak, Jaijpur in Odisha was caught with Ganja weighing 240 grams which is worth Rs 24,000 in the international market.
THREE ARRESTED FOR DRUGS IN TWO DAYS
, the team of Anti Narcotics Cell (ANC) have arrested Calangute resident Noel Menino D’Souza, aged 54 years for possessing 16 gms of suspected MDMA, worth around Rs 80,000. The raid was conducted at popular tourist hot spot Calangute during the late evening hours.
SABAJI SHETYE; FACING CORRUPTION CHARGES; REINSTATE INTO SERVICE
Panaji (Goa) Former Additional Collector Sabaji Shetye, suspended under the charges of corruption, is been reinstated into the service by the Government.
Shetye was placed under suspension after he was caught red handed by the Anti Corruption Brach (ACB) in June.
Shetye is now posted as officer on special duty (OSD) in ESI Hospital Margao with immediate effect. He is reinstated following recommendation from the Goa Service Board and with the approval of State government.
Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) had arrested Shetye in a trap laid at his office following a complaint of corruption. He was caught accepting a bribe of Rs 25,000 to…READ more..
GOA: GIRL KILLS HERSELF AT SANKHALIM AFTER FATHER REFUSED TO BUY HER A MOBILE PHONE
Sankhalim (Goa) A 17-year-old girl committed suicide by setting herself ablaze after her father refused to give her a mobile phone.
Vaishali Naik died due to burn injuries at Community Health Centre at Sankhalim, 45 kilometres away from here, on October 11. Police said that the girl was upset after her father refused to give her a mobile phone.
Bicholim police who have filed a case of unnatural death stated that the incident happened yesterday when she was alone at home after her father, Sharad Naik, had gone to drop the elder sister of the deceased to the college.
The girl set…READ more..
STOP FOOLING PEOPLE ON CASINO RELOCATION; CONGRESS TELLS GOVT
Panaji (Goa) Congress party today accused BJP-led coalition government of fooling people on the issue of relocation of off shore casino vessels out of River Mandovi.
Speaking to reporters, All India Congress Committee (AICC) secretary Girish Chodankar questioned government intension on shifting the off shore casino vessels and sought to know whether it would be possible by December 2017.
“Since 2012, BJP government, in the name of relocation, has granted eleven extensions to the casinos to operate from the river. People of Goa are fooled by BJP on the casino issue. Every election, the party promises to shift the casinos, but post…READ more..
GOA: EDUCATION DEPT SEEKS REPORT FROM SCHOOL IN THE MINOR ASSAULT CASE
Panaji (Goa) A day after state police booked a primary teacher for assaulting a nine year old boy during the examination; the Directorate of Education has directed the school management to submit the action taken report in the matter.
Calangute police have booked an offence against the teacher, whose identity is not disclosed, under stringent Goa Children’s Act.
The mother of the minor boy on Monday filed a complaint against the teacher for physically assaulting and mentally harassing her nine year old minor boy during the exam hours on Saturday.
Education Director GP Bhat said that the particular incident has been seriously considered…READ more..
GOA: ATTACK ON NCB TEAM: COMPLAINANT IDENTIFIES ATTACKERS, POLICE LAUNCH SEARCH OPERATION TO NAB SUSPECTED DRUG PEDDLERS
Two days after a clash between locals and narcotics raiding team at a shack, an officer has identified some assailants including suspected drug peddlers.
Complainant Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) Goa Superintendent Jitendra Ranjan has deposed before the local police giving names of some attackers including shack owner and suspected drug traffickers who were a part of the unruly mob.
“Some names have been given to us who assaulted the NCB sleuths during the drug raid at Om Star shack. Among these also include suspected drug peddlers against whom a crackdown was planned. Not all have been…
GOA: CALANGUTE POLICE BOOKED TEACHER FOR ASSAULTING STUDENT
Calangute (Goa) Calangute police today registered an offence against a primary school teacher from a reputed in Calangute.
It is reported that the mother of the minor boy today filed a complaint against a teacher for physically assaulting and mentally harassing her 09 year old minor boy during the exam hours on Saturday 07/10/2017. As such the police have taken congnizance and registered offence under sections 323 IPC and Section 8 of Goa Childrens Act. The statement of the minor boy was recorded in the presence of NGO and medical examination was also conducted. Police have already summoned the accused…READ more..
GOA: IT’S NOT GOLD, SAFFRON FOR CUSTOMS OFFICIALS AT DABOLIM AIRPORT
Vasco (Goa) The Customs officials at Dabolim Airport today apprehended arrested Karnataka native for trying to smuggle 4.5 kg of saffron in India from Dubai.
The customs officials claimed to have “nabbed the accused” today after he arrived at 4 a.m. from Dubai via Muscar on Oman Airways flight and opted green channel for his customs clearance in his unsuccessful attempt to smuggle Saffron in India.
The goods are seized under the provisions of customs act.
Additional Commissioner of Customs G B Santimano told reporters that this is the second case made within a week as the same modus operandi was detected earlier…READ more..
GOA: NCB OFFICER OPENS FIRE IN SELF DEFENSE DURING DRUG RAID; HUGE MOB ATTACKS THE TEAM
In what seemed like a scene from a movie, a group of locals, supposedly drug peddlers, got into a major brawl with narcotics raiding team at the coastal village of Arambol this evening.
The clash even led an officer opening fire in the air in self defense.
According to the police, a team of Narcotics Control Bureau (Goa Unit) had planned to lay a trap in a beach shack at Arambol to crack down on an alleged drug activity. The team was accompanied by plain-clothed police personnel from Mapusa and Pernem. “The NCB had sought manpower from Goa police…READ more..