GOA RAPE CASE

  • Goa rape: School tried to destroy evidence, allege victim's parents January 17, 2013

    Panaji: The parents of a minor girl, who was raped in a Goa school four days back, have alleged that the school staff tried to destroy the evidence of the crime. "School teachers washed her clothes, gave her bath and cleaned the toilet after the sexual assault," the parents alleged. ...
  • Aussie woman 'raped' in Goa; one held April 20, 2010

    Panaji: A Nigerian man has been arrested for raping an Australian at Goas Palolem beach, police said on Tuesday. Obi Okaroafor, 25, was arrested on Sunday and has been sent to 14day police custody. The woman, 28, in her complaint at Canacona police station alleged that Okaroafor raped her on Saturday...
  • Russian tourists bad for Goa: BJP leader February 21, 2010

    Panaji: Russians tourists who come to Goa have "all kinds of vices", the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) state unit chief Laxmikant Parsenkar on Sunday said, calling on Goans not to "encourage them too much". Parsenkar, legislator from the coastal constituency of Mandrem, was speaking at a gram sabha (village council) meeting...
  • Goa cops arrest one for Russian girl's rape January 29, 2010

    Panaji: Goa Police on Friday arrested one of the accused in the rape case of nineyearold Russian girl. The accused, Anil Raghuvanshi, was arrested from a bus stop near Pernem in Goa. However, the main accused Aman Bharadwaj is still absconding. "The two accused were employees of a pharma company in Goa....
  • Goa CM to monitor rape case personally January 29, 2010

    Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat, after being pulled up by the Centre and drawing the Russian Ambassador to India Alexander M Kadakin's ire over the rape of a nineyearold Russian girl, has promised to personally monitor the investigation. "Whenever any such incident has taken place government machinery has swung into...
  • Russian girl, 9, raped in Goa; complaint filed January 27, 2010

    Panaji: A nineyearold Russian girl was allegedly raped by a tourist in north Goa's Arambol beach, police said in Panaji on Wednesday. According to the police complaint filed by the girl's mother at the Pernem police station on Tuesday evening, the incident happened when she was bathing in the sea at...
  • Goa rape suspect flees December 16, 2009

    Panaji: John Fernandes, accused of raping a Russian woman in Goa, has gone missing after his anticipatory bail was cancelled by the high court on Tuesday, police said on Wednesday. Fernandes, who allegedly raped the 25yearold woman in the wee hours of December 2, had been granted anticipatory bail by...
  • Goa politicians hold rape victims guilty December 15, 2009

    New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha was outraged when a Congress MP from Goa on Tuesday accused the media of playing up rape cases in his state and said a rape victim who was friends with strangers should be treated differently. Shantaram Naik, who was speaking about the alleged rape of 25yearold...
  • Media fixated on white skin: minister December 11, 2009

    Panaji: Tourism Minister Micky Pacheco fears that rapes and assaults on tourists may make Goa the rape capital of India, but his Cabinet colleague blames foreigners. Public Works Department Minister Churchill Alemao on Friday blamed the media for taking up the cause of the "whiteskinned tourists". "When Scarlett died in Goa, what...
  • Goa becoming 'rape capital' of India: Minister December 11, 2009

    Panaji: Goa Tourism Minister Fransisco Pacheco said on Friday that the state may gain notoriety as the "rape capital" of Indiaa statement made after a series of incidents of assault on women tourists in recent years. In a letter to Chief Minister Digamber Kamat, a copy of which is with PTI,...
  • Goa: Alleged rape accused gets bail December 8, 2009

    New Delhi: John Fernandes, the local politician accused in the rape of a Russian tourist, has got bail, which means the police will not be able to interrogate Fernandes. There was more relief for him with the police telling court that the victim showed no physical signs of forced...
  • Cops drop rape charges against Goa minister's kin January 13, 2009

    Panaji: The Goa police Monday dropped charges against Warren Alemao, nephew of two cabinet ministers in the Goa government, while filing their chargesheet in the sensational rape of a German minor girl last year. The police have named only Rohit Monserrate, son of Education Minister Atanasio Monserrate, in the chargesheet accusing...