Left Menu
Development News Edition

70-year-old man held for allegedly molesting woman in Goa's Calangute area


70-year-old man held for allegedly molesting woman in Goa's Calangute area
(Image Credit: Twitter)

A 70-year-old man was Thursday arrested for allegedly outraging the modesty of a woman and also attacking her friend with a knife in Goa's Calangute area, police said. Inspector Jivba Dalvi of Calangute police station identified the accused as Agnelo Pereira. The victim filed a complaint that the man had grabbed her hand and forcibly tried to hug her at Calangute beach on Thursday, Dalvi said. When the victim's friend went to confront him over his act, Pereira took out a knife and assaulted him as well, he added. He has been arrested and sent to Colvale Jail, the official said.

(With inputs from agencies.)

Download The Devdiscourse News App for Latest News.


TRENDING

OPINION/BLOG/INTERVIEW

Future of Food: Technology fostering the road to global food security

Technological innovation can help address most of the pressing issues facing the world today including food security by enhancing productivity, improving financial services, managing resources, addressing environmental concerns, etc....

Conspiracy theories on COVID 19: Legislators, Scientists, and Journalists all joined the Caravan

Conspiracy theories are not new for virus epidemics. There have been conspiracy theories on HIV-AIDS, Polio Vaccines, Ebola Virus, and several other diseases as well. However, what makes the 2019 Novel Coronavirus different from others is ...

Now it’s a war, Uganda deploys army to combat locust swarms

Its for the first time after 1986, the locust swarms have attacked Uganda twice in a season. With the increasing number of countries of Africa under attack by locust swarms, the problem seems to have taken a regional paradigm. Its very diff...

Top 10 Fake News, Myths and Realities on 2019 Novel Coronavirus COVID 19

With nearly 1500 deaths by January 14 and around 65,000 infections in China, the Novel Coronavirus 2019 has become one of the worst health epidemics of the 21st Century. However, 8,573 people have been cured but the rumor mongers are a...

Videos

Latest News

Belarus to allocate ten educational grants for nationals of Egypt

The Government of the Republic of Belarus has decided to allocate ten educational grants for the nationals of the Arab Republic of Egypt to study at the higher educational institutions of the Republic of Belarus in the academic year 2021202...

Iran urges citizens to stay at home as coronavirus spreads - TV

As the death toll of those infected by the new coronavirus reached 16, Irans health ministry on Tuesday urged Iranians to stay at home, a ministry spokesman told state TV. It will be safer for people to stay at home. There were 34 new confi...

Red Cross seeks safe passage of civilians and access in Idlib, Syria

The International Committee of the Red Cross ICRC called on the warring sides in Idlib, Syria on Tuesday to allow safe passage for civilians to escape attacks and reminded them that hospitals, markets and schools are protected by law.We are...

Dhoni to start training for IPL-13 from March 2

Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni will start his training here from March 2 along with other players ahead of season-13 of the Indian Premier League IPL. The 38-year old Dhoni, whose future in the game has been a subject of i...

Give Feedback