Is Goa becoming another UP, Bihar?
Anjuna victim Sagar was being thrashed by tourists and locals simply watched
ANJUNE: It was shocking to know that the 42-year-old Sagar Shripad Naik, a resident of Anjuna, was mercilessly beaten by five Karnatak tourists, and the people just watched.
The poor Goan, working as a parking attendant near Anjuna beach, started bleeding profusely and succumbed to injuries on the way to the hospital.
The incident happened at around noon when teh Karnataka tourists wanted to park their Tata Sumo vehicle without paying parking fees.
Since Sagar Naik objected to this, the tourists thrashed him in front of a huge crowd – but none came to save him.
These are the kind of cases reported from Uttar Pradesh or Bihar where murders are a regular affair.
Sagar Naik was the only bread-earner of his family, and they are now cursing the people who did not come forward to save their kin.
This is teh second such incident in Anjuna in the last couple of weeks. Some personnel from Delhi police too assaulted a local after refusing to pay the parking fees.
Information now reveals that the five detained and arrested at Pollen check post were brought to Anjuna police station at 2 am in morning.
They will be produced before the JMFC for remand in a while.
According to police, the incident happened near Anjuna 11 Restaurant, near Anjuna Beach, Anjuna, Bardez Goa and the motive was a sudden quarrel.
The slapping caused the victim injuries, and he later succumbed to the injuries on the way to St. Anthony Hospital, Anjuna.
PI Suraj Gawas took swift action, and all five male persons i.e. occupants of Tata Sumo jeep bearing no. KA 01-P-7326 was detained at Border check post Pollen, Canacona, with the help of Canacona Police.
Further investigation is in progress with Suraj H. Gawas, Police Inspector, Anjuna Police Station, under the supervision of SP North and SDPO Mapusa.