CURTORIM: Curtorim Block Congress committee addressed press conference on the shoot out incident that took place in Curtorim.
Moreno Rebello stated that the law and order situation in the peaceful village of curtorim constituency has been deteriorated, because of the failure of the Police to control illegal activities mushrooming in Curtorim Constituency.
He also highlighted the menace of Drug and illegal sand mining mafias which is not only creating havoc in the village but destroying the environment as sand mining is happening rampantly in Curtorim constituency which is illegal.
Adv Leona Barreto, stated that The gun shot incident in Goa has risen in Multi fold to an extend that in Sancoale during a robbery the Accused open fired on the police Sub- inspector which itself shows the failure of the Police to act, arrest and stop illegal trade of Gun supply in Goa. A similar incident occurred on 1st Nov in Curtorim which is within a short span of time. Barreto questioned the home department whether the department is even aware of illegal gun trade operating in Goa or are they in Connivance with the illegal trade. She also stated that Drugs, Bull fights, Mudka, escort service and gambling are flourishing in the state and destroying the social fabric of Goa and Goans.
Curtorim ZP Michelle Rebello stated that Women in this constituency do not feel safe anymore to go out and she strongly sympathised with the victim Mrs. Fernandes and her children as this incident has bought a bad image of our village and demanded that all the three accused must be punished with rigorous punishment and demanded to stop all illegal gun trade in Curtorim and arrest all those who are involved.
We appeal to the Home Minister Dr. Promod Sawant to look into this menace of such illegal trade and form a high level committee to immediately stop all such activities before it’s too late and Peaceful state image which is world famous for its environment and heritage .