Crime Category

Goa Acid Attack

Posted On June 7, 2016By Akshay LadIn Crime, Top Stories


An unidentified man allegedly threw acid on a 16-year-old girl at her house in Guirim, Mapusa on Wednesday.The victim, a resident of Guirim, was sleeping at her house  when an unidentified man entered and threw acid on her. Stay tuned for more details  Read More

Posted On June 2, 2016By Akshay LadIn Crime, Local, Top Stories


A 20-year-old girl on Wednesday was hacked to death by her father after he found her speaking to a boy at Valpoi city in Goa. According to the police, the accused, Shankar Reddy, was returning home from him farm when he found her elder daughter Sujatha speaking to an unidentified person. “The boy took to his heels and fled from the scene, which enraged Reddy who suspected his daughter of wrong-doing,” a police official said. Reddy allegedly attacked Sujatha with a sickle slashing her several times before killing her. “HeRead More
Panjim Murder

Posted On February 1, 2016By Akshay LadIn Crime, Top Stories


Caught on Camera
A miscreant cut open the window grill of the Principal’s office of St. Anthony High School Duler, cut open the office door latch, removed the school bell and kept it on the table, shifted things around within the office and scribbled on paper and yet not stealing anything, but leaving all on the Principals table, left the premise. On the arrival of the Police it was found that nothing was missing. The miscreant entered the premises at 9:20pm, surveyed the premises realised that the camera was on his focus atRead More
Brahmanand Topio Mamlekar

Posted On January 16, 2016By Akshay LadIn Crime, Top Stories

Moneylender’s Murder, Dhavli Local Arrested

Ponda Police have arrested Siddharth Mohan Miringkar (44) from Dhavali for allegedly murdering a moneylender from Ponda,whose body was found in Tambdi Surla recently. The police made the breakthrough after forming three teams to investigate the case and interrogating more than 150 people. It may be recalled that moneylender Brahmanand Topio Mamlekar (56) from Upper Bazaar, Ponda, went missing on Jan 4, and four days later, his decomposed body was found on the banks of the Ragada River near the temple at Tambdi Surla. Addressing the press, Ponda Dy SPRead More
6 held for robbery at knifepoint

Posted On January 15, 2016By Akshay LadIn Crime, Top Stories

6 Held for Robbery at Knifepoint

body in verna lake

Posted On January 15, 2016By Akshay LadIn Crime, Top Stories

Body Found in Verna Lake

A male body found in a lake at Verna, identified as Ananda Dattu Patil, by the Verna police today morning.The police identified him with the help of his pan card and other id’s, found on his being.The police are trying to trace his family and have sent the body for post mortemRead More
A man was today arrested for allegedly murdering his two minor children and seriously injuring his wife, in Candolim village of North Goa, police said. Calangute police arrested the accused, identified as Philip Fernandes, for murdering his 9-year-old son Elijha and daughter Catherine (3), Police Inspector Tushar Vernekar said. The injured wife has been admitted to Goa Medical College and Hospital in a critical condition, he said. The accused is an Indian while his wife, whose name has not been disclosed, is a Belarusian national, Vernekar said. The motive behindRead More
A Goa police constable, accused of murder, allegedly committed suicide in a police lock-up. Following this, three police constables were suspended on Friday. Arrested this week in connection with the murder of one Ratan Carol, police constable Devidas Sinari was found hanging from the roof of the lock-up in North Goa district in the small hours of Friday. The incident happened at the police station at Usgao, 25 km from here. Sinari was arrested after severed, decomposed limbs and the headless corpse of Ratan Carol, who was reported missing sinceRead More