Crime Category

Rupesh Samant Surrenders before police.High Court had denied Samant anticipatory bail.Samant is facing Sexual harassment chargesRead More

Posted On October 31, 2015By Akshay LadIn Crime, Top Stories

Man attacked on Baina beach, 3 held

Three youth were arrested for attacking a 27-year-old man, who was sitting alone at Baina beach on Thursday night. At about 11pm, Uddesh Nandkumar Sawant of Zuarinagar had visited Baina beach. Noticing him sitting alone, the three youth, Salman Shaikh, 23, Nawaz Shaikh, 18, and Nizamuddin Shaikh, 20, all residents of Baina, approached him and started talking to him. Then Sawant’s ordeal started. They took off his shirt, forced him to dance, beat him up with bamboos, scratched nails over his body, and put a burning cigarette on his body.Read More
Rupesh Samant
High Court reserves order on Rupesh Samant’s anticipatory bail plea in journalist sexual assault case for Friday. Meanwhile Officials of the women police station seized yet another car in connection with the Rupesh Samant serial sexual harassment case. The car, a brown Renault Duster Ga07-K-1644 was seized from the residence of a woman friend of the accused. Police said that the accused had used the car in one of the sexual harassment crimes. This is the second vehicle seized in the Serial Sexual harassment case. Police had earlier seized aRead More
Goa Murder

Posted On October 24, 2015By Akshay LadIn Crime, Top Stories

Nude Body Found at Margao, Murder Suspected

Illegally Modified bikes

Posted On October 19, 2015By Akshay LadIn Crime, Top Stories

Cops Seize Illegally Modified Bikes at Panaji

Goa police on Sunday foiled a plan of a dozen youth who were all set to go biking from Panaji to Aguada with their fancy bikes . The police, who had been tipped early on, drew up a plan under the guidance of SP North Umesh Gaonkar with the assistance of sub-divisional police officer Serafin Dias. A special team was formed which took up position at the starting point, Heera petrol pump opposite the KTC bus stand. They seized 12 bikes, eight of which were found to be modified inRead More

Posted On October 14, 2015By Akshay LadIn Crime, Top Stories

Rupesh Samant’s Anticipatory Bail Plea Rejected

matka goa
The crime branch of Goa Police Crime has filed a First Information Report against Goa politicians, police officials, two newspapers, over 1,100 matka gambling bookies and masterminds of a gambling operation based in Gujarat. The First Information Report (FIR) was filed on the directions of the Panaji bench of the Bombay High Court yesterday, following a petition filed by activist, Kashinath Shetye and four other petitioners. Mr Shetye had pleaded that police should probe the nexus between police, politicians and the operators of matka gambling, an illegal but popular formRead More

Posted On October 12, 2015By Akshay LadIn Crime, Top Stories

Special Court Grants Churchill Bail

The Special Court North Goa granted bail to former PWD Minister Churchill Alemao. Crime Branch that is probing the case had arrested Alemao on August 5. Crime Branch that is probing the case had arrested Alemao on August 5 and he is currently in judicial custody. His bail application has been rejected twice by the Special Court and once by the High Court. Whereas Wachasundar, who was arrested on July 27 and presently in judicial custody, has had his bail applications rejected twice. Opposing the bail on Thursday Special PublicRead More
The North Goa district and sessions court in Panaji has transferred Rupesh Samant’s anticipatory bail petition to the additional session’s court at Mapusa. According to the FIR, Rupesh Samant, Goa bureau chief of Press Trust of India (PTI) was accused of allegedly stalking the three victims, sending them vulgar messages via mobile phone and making sexual advances. This was done at Herald Cable Network, a local cable channel where the three journalists earlier worked. On Saturday, Samant filed an anticipatory bail petition before North Goa district and sessions court inRead More
The Goa Crime Branch on Monday filed its charge sheet in the Louis Berger bribery case before a Special Court naming former PWD Minister Churchill Alemao as an accused. Former project officer Anand Wachasundar was also named as an accused along with Louis Berger employee James McClung and hawala operator Soni. Former chief minister Digambar Kamat has been named as a suspect in the case, and Crime Branch officials are likely to file a supplementary chargesheet against him after interrogation. The Crime Branch has already arrested Alemao and four othersRead More