PANAJI- on 04/11/2022 afternoon an information was received that one dead body was floating in the Well at Dhabadem, Thivim. On receipt of this information unnatural death under section 174 Crpc was registered by Colvale Police and investigation was taken up.
The dead body was fished out with the help of Fire brigade staff and found that the dead body is of female age about 30 to 40 years with Nylon rope tied with the stone at one end around the waist of the deceased.
As per SDPO Mapusa Jivba Dalvi Colvale Police staff than conducted massive operation for tracing the identity of the dead body. Police Teams were formed and sent to the neighboring states such as Maharashtra and Karnataka state to check their Missing Person. Also search was made at Colvale and Thivim area to find out any lady went missing.
Meanwhile the Post Mortem Examination was conducted and due to advance stage of decomposition exact cause of death could not be given by the Police Surgeon.
The Colvale Police Station got the result of massive man hunt and finally a sister of deceased namely Renuka Chikarai r/o Thivim was traced and she identified the dead body to be of her sister namely Mrs Yallama w/o Nagappa @ Nagesh Bekinal age 35 yrs r/o Near Saibaba Temple Thivim, native of Karnataka state. On further investigation it was revealed that decease lady was having friendly relation with one Mr Manjunath r/o Duler Mapusa and there is every possibility that he had killed her. Accordingly Colvale Police station immediately registered a case of Murder on 06.11.2022 and investigation was taken up.
SP north Shobit Saxena IPS Informed that mobile of deceased was analyzed and Police note down the movement of suspected murderer Mr Manjunath to be present in haveri Karnataka and his full name was find out as Manjuppa @ Manju Nhajantri s/o Hanumanthappa Age 39 yrs r/o Haveri Karnataka State. Accordingly team headed by PSI Mandar Parab of Colvale P.S and PC- Mr Prakash Polekar, PC- Akshay Patil and PC Sadashiv Parab was immediately deputed at Karnataka state and today i.e on 07.11.2022 early in the morning accused Manjunath @ Manju rounded up at Haveri Karnataka and brought at Colvale Police Station.
The accused person was interrogated and he confessed having committing of Murder. During the interrogation it revealed that deceased and her husband had a verbal arguments and husband left to native place Bijapur, Further deceased called her son Akash age 16 years in Goa who was staying in Bijapur Karnataka and started staying along with her son in rented rom at Thivim Bardez Goa. On 14.10.2022, the deceased went missing and the son called his father and father came and took the son and left for Bijapur Karnataka.
No Missing complaint was given in this regards. Police are conducting further investigation to find out the motive of the crime.
The entire operation was headed by Shri Shobhit Saksena, Supdt of Police, North, Shri Jivba Dalvi Sub-Divisional Police Officer, Mapusa, PI Shri Paresh Naik, PI Mapusa PS, PI Shri Somnath Mahajik, PI Colvale PS, Shri Sushant Sangodkar, PSI Colvale Police Station, Shri Mandar Naik , LPSI Sonam Verenkar, HC Rama Naik, PC- Mr Prakash Polekar, PC- Akshay Patil and PC-Sadashiv Parab.