David Driham alias Dudu booked for assault, files cross complaint


Anjuna: Controversial Israeli national David Driham who has been booked in connection with narcotics cases in Goa was injured in a scuffle at Anjuna beach during the night of Tuesday, police said.

Anjuna Police stated that Driham has filed complaint against a local businessman for assaulting him and outraging modesty of his wife, while a staff member of the latter has complained to the police accusing former of stabbing him.

Driham, 43, has been booked under Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act in the past and is facing trials.

Anjuna police inspector Chandrakant Patil said that the Driham was taken to District Hospital in Mapusa town of North Goa after the attack.

The complaint of the attack against him was lodged during the wee hours of Wedensday in which he accused Mahesh (full name not revealed) along with ten others of forming unlawful assembly and hitting him with iron rods, metal pipes and wooden items.

Driham also filed a complaint that the modesty of his wife, who was accompanying him during the scuffle, was outraged by the accused.

Later, Anjuna based businessman Mahesh Gadekar, 40, filed a complaint that Driham had assaulted his staff members. The complaint mentioned that one of his staff was stabbed by Driham, due to which he suffered major injuries.

Patil said that the both the complaints are being investigated.

Driham was named in infamous police-drug mafia nexus case which was investigated by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the year 2012.


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