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Goa newspaper’s editor, wife arrested for cheating investors


September 6th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 6 (IANS) The Goa Police Thursday arrested a newspaper editor of a free-sheeter newspaper and his wife for duping investors of Rs.25 crore by promising to multiply ... Read more...

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Trafficking of Thai women in Goa salons


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 3 (IANS) The Goa Police is on the trail of an international trafficking gang which has been "supplying" young Thai women to work as masseurs and hair-stylists and ... Read more...

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Police case in Goa over video clip on northeast people


August 18th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 18 (IANS) While continuing interactions with the northeastern community settled in Goa, police Saturday filed a first information report (FIR) against unknown people for circulation of a violent ... Read more...

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Police file case over Goa land allotment


August 18th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 18 (IANS) After nearly six years of delay, Goa Police Saturday filed a first information report (FIR) against "unknown" people in connection with an alleged multi-crore ... Read more...

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Goa warns against spread of MMS showing violence


August 18th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 18 (IANS) A day after the Goa government reassured people from the northeast of their security, the state police Saturday warned against the spread of an MMS, which ... Read more...

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Goa Police ‘ashamed’ of planting drugs on Israeli


August 15th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 15 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arresting five state police officials for implicating an Israeli national in a drugs case is a matter of shame, a ... Read more...

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Goa Police step up vigil after Pune blasts


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 2 (IANS) Stepping up vigil in wake of the Pune blasts, the Goa Police have asked hoteliers to keep an eye on tourists visiting the state.Superintendent of Police ... Read more...

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Foreigners in Goa under ‘unobtrusive surveillance’


July 20th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 20 (IANS) The Goa government has put foreigners under "unobtrusive surveillance" along with other suspected drug peddlers to stop proliferation of drugs in the state, Chief Minister Manohar ... Read more...

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Two Nigerians held in Goa for overstay


July 14th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 14 (IANS) Two Nigerians found living in India beyond their stipulated visa period have been arrested in Goa, police said Saturday.Okeyie Nwachukwu, 27, and Egika Obinna Nichlas, 29, ... Read more...

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Romanian woman alleges Goa Police apathy


July 9th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 9 (IANS) An unidentified man had tried to rape her on a beach near here in March. Four months later, with the attacker still at large and the ... Read more...

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Goa Police to probe if British woman was murdered


July 7th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 7 (IANS) Bowing to diplomatic pressure, Goa Police have reopened the case of a British woman's mysterious death here in April 2010 to find out if she was ... Read more...

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Now, Parrikar accuses Chidambaram of ‘dadagiri’ in postings


July 6th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 6 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Friday accused union home ministry of P. Chidambaram of 'dadagiri' over the issue of appointment of Indian Police Service (IPS) ... Read more...

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Minors kill grandmother to get cash for betting; 5 held


June 21st, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 21 (IANS) The Goa Police have claimed to have solved the murder of a 65-year-old woman with the arrest of five people, including two of her grandchildren. The ... Read more...

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Bomb hoax delays Delhi-bound Rajdhani in Goa (Second Lead)


June 20th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 20 (IANS) The Delhi-bound Trivandrum Rajdhani Express was delayed by half an hour Wednesday after an anonymous caller rang up to say that a bomb was on board ... Read more...

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Graveyard vandalised in Goa village; skulls found


June 15th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 15 (IANS) In a bizarre incident, a graveyard in the island village of Divar, 10 km from here, was vandalised and nine skulls dug out from the graves ... Read more...

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Goa Police to probe African drug peddlers’ nexus


June 13th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 13 (IANS) The Goa Police are probing a suspected African drug peddlers' nexus after a Ugandan national was caught from a Hyderabad rave party last week with a ... Read more...

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Foreigner couple freed after being locked in Goa store


April 28th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Margao, April 28 (IANS) Goa Police have freed a foreigner couple who were locked overnight in a departmental store in Margao, 30 kms from state capital Panaji.Police said that the ... Read more...

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Two detained for molesting Russian women in Goa


April 4th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 4 (IANS) Two Russian women were molested and robbed and their male friends beaten up late Tuesday night near Varca beach in south Goa, police said. Two suspects ... Read more...

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Goa cop arrested for molesting woman


March 29th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 29 (IANS) A Goa police constable is under arrest for allegedly molesting a woman in a drunken state, police said.Azad Ahmed, who applied for bail Thursday in Vasco, ... Read more...

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Goa police officer booked for dowry harassment


March 24th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 24 (IANS) In the second such case within a year, a police officer in Goa has been booked for dowry harassment.Police sub-inspector Terence Vaz was booked Saturday for ... Read more...

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Over 100 tombstones vandalised in Goa


March 12th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 12 (IANS) Over 100 tombstones in Muslim and Christian graveyards have been vandalised in a mining town in Goa, police said Monday.The incidents took place in Curchorem, ... Read more...

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Schoolgirl, two others killed in bus accident


March 5th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 5 (IANS) A school bus ferrying children home collided with a truck, killing a 12-year-old girl, and two others Monday afternoon in Goa, police said.The accident took place ... Read more...

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Goa Catholic priest, 500 others booked for assaulting cops


February 26th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 26 (IANS) A Catholic priest and 500 others have been booked for assaulting two Special Branch personnel of the Goa police at the Velim church late Saturday night.Sources ... Read more...

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Six drowned in Goa as school bus falls into river (Second Lead)


February 18th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 18 (IANS) At least six people, including four school children and two women escorting them, were drowned Saturday after their bus fell into a river in Goa, police ... Read more...

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Seven drowned in Goa as schoolbus falls into river (Lead)


February 18th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 18 (IANS) At least six school children and their woman escort were drowned Saturday after a school bus carrying them drove straight into a river in Goa, police ... Read more...

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Over dozen school children feared drowned


February 18th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 18 (IANS) More than a dozen school children and their woman escort were feared drowned Saturday after a school bus carrying them drove straight into a river in ... Read more...

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Israeli officials, Goa cops review tourist security


February 18th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 18 (IANS) A delegation of Israel embassy officials met top Goa Police officials here late Friday along with union home ministry officials to review security arrangements for Israeli ... Read more...

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Goa Police seek counselling for contract killer


January 28th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 28 (IANS) Goa Police are in the process of roping in a counsellor for an alleged supari killer who in 2010 had confessed to have been offered a ... Read more...

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Sex workers rescued from Goa nightclub


December 5th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 5 (IANS) Fourteen commercial sex workers were rescued by Goa Police from a famous nightclub at the popular beach village of Calangute following a raid Monday, an official ... Read more...

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Goa’s child rapist nabbed, police fear more victims


November 1st, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 1 (IANS) Goa Police Tuesday asked parents to report the sexual abuse of their wards after the arrest of an alleged child rapist, known to have molested at ... Read more...

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Cop held in Goa drug nexus case


October 7th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 7 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation Friday made their first arrest in the police-politician-drug mafia nexus by arresting a police sub inspector attached to the Goa police's ... Read more...

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Sanatan Sanstha ashram raided in Goa by NIA


October 5th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 4 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) raided the right wing Hindu organisation Sanatan Sanstha's headquarters located in North Goa's Ponda Tuesday night.NIA officials raided the residential as ... Read more...

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CBI points to links between Goa Police, drug mafia


October 1st, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 1 (IANS) Linkages between the police and drug mafia in Goa were emerging in the Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) probe into the illicit narcotics trade in ... Read more...

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Goa cop accuses CBI official of assault


September 21st, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 21 (IANS) A Goa Police constable Wednesday accused a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) official probing the state's police-politician-drug mafia nexus of beating him up.Mahadeo Naik, attached to ... Read more...

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Goa police look to ‘Singham’ for inspiration


September 9th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 9 (IANS) With his force mired in a slew of scandals involving sex, sleaze, corruption, political patronage and drugs, Goa's top cop hopes that his men would ... Read more...

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