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Mickky not co-operating fully, say cops

PANAJI: Police sources revealed that the former tourism minister, Francisco alias Mickky Pacheco is not fully co-operating and as such the investigating police officer is finding it difficult to go ahead with the investigation process in the Nadia Torrado death case.

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Muslim groups reject Sonsoddo site for kabrastan

MARGAO: Muslim groups, at a press conference held in Margao on Sunday, rejected the Sonsoddo site as unacceptable for a kabrastan. This 30,000 sq mt-odd area is being mooted for a burial ground for all communities, including Muslims, after a Margao Municipal Council resolution asked the authorities to acquire the land.

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Police to head Mumbai in cheating case

PANAJI: Goa police will leave for Mumbai in connection with the arrest of Kadri Haroon, from Mumbai for his alleged involvement in the internet ‘lottery’ cheating case, revealed the Panaji town PSI, Mr Ratnakar Kalangutkar.

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Calangute police in a fix for rounding up 29 girls

PANAJI: The Calangute police appeared to be facing the brunt for having acted on the complaints from the local community about the “illegal” activities involving women going in its jurisdiction and “rescuing” 29 girls who were allegedly being physically abused, last week.

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People barred from meeting incarcerated Mickky

PANAJI: Given the sensitivity of the case and the media glare that it has generated, the police were not allowing any person to meet the high-profile former tourism minister,  Francisco Xavier Pacheco alias Mickky, now lodged in police custody at Calangute police station, saying that the meetings with outsiders was not permissible.

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