19 policemen prosecuted for sex & drug-crime

PTI, PANAJI | 20 July 2012 16:57 IST

The Goa government today said four policemen were prosecuted in the state for sex-related crimes, while 15 others booked in narcotics-related cases.

In a written reply to the state legislative assembly, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said two policemen of a lower rank were chargesheeted by courts in Mapusa and Pernem towns.

The inquiry against two more, including the one who had shot a porn MMS clip, was being conducted by Margao and Colva police stations respectively.

However, the reply did not mention the time frame in which action has been taken.

Parrikar said the FIR was lodged against nine policemen, including one police inspector, for their alleged links with the drug trade.

Besides, CBI was probing cases of six policemen for their nexus with drug peddlers.

The case of police sub-inspector Sunil Guddlar, a former chief of the state's elite anti-narcotics cell (ANC), was being investigated by both Goa Police and CBI.

The case of a constable attached to Goa police was being investigated by Karnataka police at its Belgavi police station, where he was found in possession of drugs.

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