Category Archives: Goa crime

Tourist heaven also a haven for drug trade: Goa Minister

Stating that drug menace is a reality in the tourist state, Goa Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar warned of action against beach shacks found indulging in narcotics sale. “Drugs are happening on the coast. Everyone is involved in it. It is a known fact that it is happening,” the Minister said in response to a question […]

Corruption cases involving Cong leaders be probed: Goa BJP

Goa unit of BJP today demanded that alleged corruption cases involving former Chief Minister Digambar Kamat, and his colleagues Churchill Alemao, Vishwajit Rane and Chandrakant Kavlekar (all from Congress) should be probed. A resolution to this effect was passed by the state BJP executive held here, chaired by party’s Goa unit chief Vinay Tendulkar. Chief […]

Goa: Nine human skeletons found in pit, police suspect murder

Goa Police today found as many as nine human skeletons buried in a pit near a homoeopathic college in Shiroda village, raising suspicion of mass murders. “We were informed about skeletons by a local who called up the control room. Initially, two skeletons were visible and when we dug further we found seven more,” a […]

Goa to crackdown on illegal drug detoxification centres

he anti-drug agencies in Goa have raised concern over the illegal narcotics detoxification centres mushrooming along the state’s coastline and decided to crack down upon them. Several medical facilities, like hospitals along the beach sides, have been doubling up as drug detoxification centres, without permission of the authorities, Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) Superintendent (Goa) Ravi […]

Survey: 19% Dayanand Social Security Scheme recipients in north Goa doubtful

A survey by the Pune-based centre for development, planning and research (CDPR) has found that of the total 65,214 beneficiaries in North Goa, 12,182 are doubtful. This means that some have expired, migrated, non-traceable or not residing at the place mentioned. Under the scheme, the government gives a monthly financial aid of 2,000 to senior […]