GOA POLICE

  • CCTV row: Fabindia's top executives appear before Goa Police April 10, 2015

    Panaji: Top officials of Fabindia, including its CEO and MD, on Friday appeared before Goa Police to record their statements in connection with a voyeurism case. Fabindia's Managing Director William Bissel, Chief Executive Officer Subrata Dutta, regional manager Ruchira Pujari, marketing chief Ramu Chandra, stores in-charge Kundan Gupta, E-commerce head Arun...
  • Goa CCTV row: Fabindia's senior officials seek anticipatory bail April 9, 2015

    Panaji: Seven senior officials of Fabindia, including its CEO and MD, have applied for anticipatory bail in a Goa court after being summoned by police in connection with a voyeurism case. Company's Managing Director William Bissel, Chief Executive Officer Subrata Dutta and five others applied for anticipatory bail on Wednesday in...
  • Snoopgate case: Fabindia top brass to appear before Goa Police April 8, 2015

    Panaji: Fabindia officials, including its managing director and the chief executive officer, will appear before the crime branch of Goa Police in "two to four days", the company said on Wednesday. "Over the coming two to four days, other members of the team who have been asked to attend the proceedings,...
  • Goa CCTV row: Fresh summons issued to MD and CEO of Fabindia to record their statement on Thursday April 8, 2015

    Panaji: Under a cloud after the trial room camera episode involving its Goa outlet, fresh summons have been by Police to Fabindia MD and CEO to record their statement on Thursday. Police have summoned 11 more employees of the outlet for quizzing. Fabindia is finding itself in a tough spot as...
  • Goa Police sends summons to 11 people in Fabindia in alleged voyeurism case April 7, 2015

    Panaji: The Goa Police on Tuesday sent summons to 11 people in Fabindia including the Managing Director, CEO, regional managers, directors and staff members on a complaint by Human Resources Development Minister Smriti Irani. Two IT staff from Fabindia deposed before the Goa crime branch late Monday night. Summons were sent...
  • Fabindia top bosses to be quizzed in voyeurism case April 6, 2015

    Panaji: Goa Police will quiz two top officials of Fabindia on Monday in connection with the voyeurism case filed against the outlet's staff after Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani alleged that the store had a CCTV camera focusing at the trial room. The state crime branch has issued summons to Fabindia's...
  • Placement of CCTV camera outside trial room in Fabindia deliberate, say Goa Police sources April 5, 2015

    In an embarrassment for Fabindia, Goa Police sources claimed on Sunday that the placement of CCTV camera outside the trial room was deliberate. Sources added that CCTV camera was not placed according to the plan submitted by Fabindia. Fabindia is finding itself in a tough spot as a case was filed...
  • Trial room voyeurs: Four Fabindia employees get bail, crime branch team visits outlet April 4, 2015

    The four FabIndia employees arrested after Human Resource and Development Minister Smriti Irani spotted a CCTV overlooking the changing room in a store in Goa have been granted bail on a surity of Rs 5000 but they have been debarred from leaving Goa. A crime branch team visited the outlet...
  • Crime branch team inspects FabIndia outlet in Goa April 4, 2015

    Panaji: Goa Police Crime Branch team on Saturday inspected the FabIndia outlet in Candolim where Human Resource and Development Minister Smriti Irani spotted a CCTV camera overlooking the changing room. Police officials took fingerprints and the person who set up the CCTV system was also present during the inspection. The Crime...
  • Four staffers of Fabindia store in Goa arrested in hidden camera case granted bail by local court April 4, 2015

    Panaji: The four FabIndia employees arrested after Human Resource and Development Minister Smriti Irani spotted a CCTV overlooking the changing room in a store in Goa have been granted bail on a surity of Rs 5000 but they have been debarred from leaving Goa. The four arrested include the store...
  • Goa: Fabindia intentionally focused camera towards the trial room, claims complaint April 4, 2015

    Panaji: After HRD minister Smriti Irani spotted a CCTV camera overlooking the changing room of a Fabindia store in Goa, the complaint registered claims that the management intentionally focused the camera at the changing room to capture images of those going inside to try on clothes. Four Fabindia employees including...
  • On duty police constables banned from using mobile phones: Goa IGP September 12, 2014

    Panaji: Goa's police constabulary has been banned from constantly using mobile phones while on traffic and picketing duty according to newlyappointed Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sunil Garg. Garg, who was on a visit to the Panaji police station on Thursday where he interacted with civilians, said the ban was a...
  • Goa Police refuses to register Congress complaint against Muthalik June 14, 2014

    Panaji: Accusing Goa Police of bias, state Congress on Saturday claimed it refused to register a complaint against Sri Ram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik for allegedly making inflammatory speech during his visit last year. Panaji Police Inspector Rajendra Prabhudesai in a letter written to Congress spokesman Durgadas Kamat, who is also...
  • AntiModi Facebook post: Accused responds to Goa Police summons June 2, 2014

    Panaji: Young shipping professional Devu Chodankar who faces arrest for posting a message against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parekar on social networking site Facebook has responded to the summons sent by Goa Police on Monday. The 31yearold was accompanied by his lawyer, who accused the...
  • Goa DGP assures fair probe in antiModi Facebook post case May 26, 2014

    Panaji: Goa Director General of Police T Mohan on Monday assured a fair trial in the case filed against a 33yearold engineer, who allegedly posted comments on Facebook against Prime Ministerdesignate Narendra Modi. Mohan told a delegation of activists here that complete fairness would be observed while probing the case against...
  • Goa professional booked for antiModi post, people cry foul May 25, 2014

    Panaji: There have been protests outside the Goa Police headquarters after young shipping professional Devu Chodankar was booked for his Facebook post on Prime Ministerdesignate Narendra Modi. Many even alleged that this was an attempt to muzzle free speech. A protestor said, "Prosecution has certainly not done right by curbing the...
  • Will police act against Manmohan Singh abusers, asks Digvijaya May 24, 2014

    Panaji: Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh took to Twitter to condemn Goa Police registering a case against a person who faces arrest for his preelection antiNarendra Modi tweets. In his tweet on Saturday Digvijaya said that will the same police who were witchhunting Devu Chodankar, a 31yearold Mumbaibased shipbuilding professional, act...
  • Absconding Goa professional Chodankar faces arrest for antiModi post May 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Young shipping professional Devu Chodankar is facing arrest for his comments on Prime Ministerdesignate Narendra Modi on a Facebook forum. In a post in March this year, Chodankar had said if Modi comes to power, he would unleash a 'holocaust', a post that the police claimed was later...
  • Explosion reported in Madgaon, one dead, four injured: Goa Police May 8, 2014

    New Delhi: After an explosion was reported in Madgaon, Goa on Thursday evening, Goa Police in its preliminary report ruled out the terror angle. Earlier, police said that one person has been killed and four injured in the blast. Speaking to CNNIBN, Union Home Secretary Anil Goswami said, "An explosion has...
  • Elaborate security arrangements in place for election: Goa DIG April 12, 2014

    Goa Deputy Inspector General of Police OP Mishra said elaborate security arrangements have been made for the Lok Sabha elections. He said, "Systematic analysis and physical verification of all booths has been done. We have been provided 10 companies of central armed police forces, CISF. During the process of election...
  • Sexual assault case: Bombay HC to hear Tejpal's bail plea today March 4, 2014

    Panaji: The Bombay High Court in Goa on Tuesday is expected to hear former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal's bail plea. The Court on February 18 had postponed the hearing of Tejpal's bail plea, while seeking a copy of the chargesheet filed by the Crime Branch a day earlier. Tejpal is expected...
  • FTP: Does Tarun Tejpal have a valid case to project himself as a victim? February 19, 2014

    After being charged with rape, sexual harassment and outraging the modesty of a woman by the Goa Police on Monday, Tehelka foundereditor Tarun Tejpal issued a statement on Tuesday evening alleging political vendetta. Tejpal has also got no relief from custody as his bail plea has been adjourned till March...
  • Sexual assault case: Tarun Tejpal charged with rape of colleague February 17, 2014

    Less than 3 months after Tehelka Editor Tarun Tejpal was arrested, Goa Police on Monday filed chargesheet against him. Accused of sexually assaulting a junior colleague in November, police have charged Tejpal for rape under the stringent amended Criminal Law. ...
  • Sexual assault: Complainant alleges harassment by Tejpal, his family January 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The war of words turned ugly between Tehelka EditorinChief Tarun Tejpal and the complainant who was allegedly sexually assaulted by him as she wrote a letter to the Goa Police alleging harassment and intimidation by Tejpal and his family. The complainant said, "My identity is deliberately being leaked by...
  • Tehelka sexual assault case: Goa Police to file chargesheet by Feb 5 January 28, 2014

    Panaji: The chargesheet against Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal in connection with the sexual assault case would be filed by next week. "The chargesheet in Tehelka case would be filed by February 5. The investigation in the case is almost over," a senior crime branch official said. A former junior woman journalist...
  • Sexual assault: Tarun Tejpal's judicial custody extended by 12 days December 23, 2013

    Panaji: A local court on Monday extended the judicial custody of Tehelka Founder Editor Tarun Tejpal for 12 days even as his lawyer moved a bail petition. Judicial Magistrate First Class Sarika Faldesai extended the judicial custody of Tejpal, after his initial 12day custody expired today. Tejpal, who is accused of sexually...
  • Goa: Yoga instructor rapes Dutch woman, arrested December 10, 2013

    A yoga instructor has allegedly raped a 25yearold Dutch woman at her rented room in Morjim village, around 45 kms from Panaji, police said. The accused, Krishna Sharma, who is in his thirties and hails from Uttar Pradesh, was arrested at Dabolim airport on Tuesday when he was trying to...
  • Tejpal sexual assault case: Goa Police records statements of 3 Tehelka journalists December 6, 2013

    Panaji: Goa police has finished recording the statement of the three Tehelka journalists whom the woman journalist confided to about what transpired between her and Tejpal at a five star hotel on two occasions when he allegedly sexually assaulted her. The three colleagues deposed before the Chief Judicial Magistrate at 11...
  • Sexual assault case: Goa police summons Shoma Chaudhury December 5, 2013

    Panaji: Goa police on Wednesday issued summons to Tehelka s former Managing Editor Shoma Chaudhury and three others to record their statements before a magistrate in the case relating to Tarun Tejpal's alleged sexual assault of a woman colleague of the magazine. Deputy Inspector General of police OP Mishra said that...
  • Sexual assault: Goa Police summons Shoma to record her statement December 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Former Tehelka Managing Editor Shoma Chaudhury and three others on Wednesday received summons from the Goa Police to record her statement before a magistrate in the Tarun Tejpal sexual assault case. She has been summoned under section 164 of the IPC. All the three witnesses in the case...