The MGP on Monday, alleged that there was a land mafia operating in the state. It also backed the Congress in asking for the resignation of Panchayat Minister Mauvin Godinho so as to ensure a fair and free investigation into his death. MGP supremo Sudin Dhavalikar said that he did not think that this was a cut and dry case of suicide but more a result of land mafia dealings.
Prakash Naik, former sarpanch and panch of the Goa university was cremated on Monday afternoon. He committed suicide. Before he committed suicide, he put up a post blaming Wilson Godinho and Tahir as being responsible for him taking this extreme step. Both have been booked by the police