Cong files FIR against CM Parrikar

PTI, PANAJI | 23 September 2012 18:37 IST

The Congress in Goa filed a police complaint on Sunday accusing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar of allegedly abetting the suicide of a suspended official of the Mines and Geology Department.

Congress leader Sudip Tamankar lodged the complaint at Ponda police station claiming that Bhave and five other officials were suspended for their alleged involvement in the illegal mining activity and Bhave, an assistant geologist, killed himself because of the harassment meted out to him.

The complaint said Parrikar should be interrogated and booked for his alleged role in the suicide.

Bhave committed suicide by hanging himself at his residence in Ponda town on September 21.

His family had alleged that Bhave was humiliated, mentally tortured and harassed by the Geology Department after the suspension, which forced him to take the extreme step.

A senior police official said accusations made in the complaint will be studied before taking further action. 

Meanwhile, BJP’s Goa spokesman Wilfred Mesquita said the Congress was “trying to gain mileage from the suicide.” He said the officer should have faced the inquiry instead of killing himself. is now on Telegram & also Youtube. Kindly subscribe for free & remain updated.

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The Herald Goa reports that the centre`s secretary of the ministry of MINES was sacked summarily as the congress high commant thought this secretary by releasing data WAS putting the P.M. Manmohan Singh in a an embarrassing /awkward position....

- abdul, valpoi | 25 th September 2012 15:40


When Congress was ruling no FIR was registered against Ravi Naik's Son for drug case?? How come they become so proactive now?

- Sanjay, Mumbai | 25 th September 2012 13:49


Vinash Kali Veeprit Buddhi -

This is an attempt by frustrated congress to pull stop in to the illigal mining enquiry. The mining lobby must have pumped huge cash to congress domain. This Tamhankar, a new entrant to Goa congress fold has done very good thing by filing an FIR against our smart CM. It will now speed up the process of illegal mining during congress regime in Goa and how much Digu and his cronies along with our Goan prominent (sic) mine owners were involved in looting Goas wealth. The deceased Mr Bhave was involved in issuing NOC to illegal mine owners. It could now be identified, on whose orders he was issuing those NOC's and what was the criteria. Let all the skeletons from the mining department cupboards come out in open. Police should act smart now to speed up the enquiries and investigations. There should be thorough and quick investigation of this suicide. This FIR should not collect mining dust! It will expose all the under hand black deals in the mining Department and wipe out congress and its corruptionfrom Goa once for all.

This act of filing FIR against CM has brought in open the deep buried fear in the congress camp. They know vere well that, Parrikar is going to act against illegal mining and all the corrupt politicians and in particular several ex congress ministers are deemed to be behind bars. Some how or the other, congress walas want to put the spike in the smoothly running administration by Mr Parrikar.

Again, congress wants to make a political mileage out of this suicide incidence. Suspending an official during investigation is a normal procedure in order to conduct fair and smooth investigation so that there is no manipulation of records by the accused. It was really an unfortunate incidence that Mr Bhave took his own life. But, to blame Mr Parrikar for that is farfetched!.

It is now upto the CM now to speed up the process of illegal mining, recover the illegal cash Rs 35,000 crores from these mining lobby. Seize their assets, and cancel their mining leases. Stop the mining completely. Goans can survive without mining. There are enough talents and alternative resources to generate income to feed themselves.

- Ratikant, UAE | 24 th September 2012 22:33


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