Anjuna police have arrested 02 persons for assault on Maharashtra tourist after a petty road rage incident.
As per SDPO Mapusa Jivba Dalvi on 14.03.2023 at about 22.00 hrs a distress call was received from Police Control Room informing that a fight is going on near Anjuna Petrol Pump. Accordingly team led by PI Prashal Dessai along with staff of Anjuna Police Station visited at site immediately and found that one tourist hailing from Maharashtra was injured and car was found damage, the injured was immediately shifted at District Hospital Mapusa.
SDPO,Jivba Dalvi, immediately visited at District Hospital, Mapusa in the midnight and personally spoke to the injured person. Inspector General of Police Shri Omvir Singh, IPS made a video Call on mobile phone and inquired the injured tourist personally and asked about the well being.
Further immediately an FIR u/s 341,352,504,427,308 r/w 34 IPC was registered upon the complaint of one of the friend of injured person, wherein the complainant stated that two unknown accused persons came on a blue coloured Pulsar Motor Cycle bearing No. GA-03-AK-5856 and wrongfully restrained the complainant the injured namely Omkar Upwane r/o Kalyan, Mumbai and thereafter both accused persons assaulted the complaint with stones and cement bricks over the head, thereby causing serious injuries on the head of the injured person and attempted to commit culpable homicide and further damaged the car of the complainant. The motive behind the attack was that the complainant overtook the motorcycle of accused persons to which accused rider and co-rider got annoyed and thereafter assaulted them.
Anjuna Police Station examined the CCTV footage from the area and collected the local intelligence and zeroed down two suspects namely 1. Viraj s/o Deepak Parsekar, age 25 yrs r/o Khairat Camurlim Bardez Goa and 2. Siddhant s/o Shripad Khorjuvekar, age 29 yrs r/o Vagalim Camurlim Bardez Goa. Another team was formed headed by Police Sub Inspector and staff and within two hours of the incident accused persons were nabbed and lodged in Police Lock-up. Both accused persons produced before JMFC, Mapusa and honourable Court remanded them to 03 days Police Custody.
Entire operation was headed under the supervision of SP(North) Shri. Nidhin Valsan, IPS, SDPO Mapusa Shri. Jivba Dalvi, PI Prashal Dessai, PSI Sahil Warang, LPSI Sneha Sawal, head constable Sagar Naik, constable Laxman Dessai, Mahendra Mandrekar, Rupesh Azgaonkar and Krishna Bugde.