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Goa church censured for harbouring police-drug peddler nexus

Goa church has censured Congress-led Digamber Kamat government for harbouring police drug peddler nexus in the state.



Panaji: Goa church has censured Congress-led Digamber Kamat government for harbouring police drug peddler nexus in the state.

Fr Maverick Fernandes, Executive Secretary of the Council for Social Justice and Peace (CSJP), a wing of Goa Church, has alleged that state government was busy shielding
the nexus.

The issue had figured in the ongoing state Legislative Assembly session wherein Kamat did not heed to the demand of Opposition to hand over the nexus probe to CBI from local
police.

Fr Fernandes, who has led several social agitations in the state, said that government was not honest in probing the nexus.
"The government is not honest and the intent of government to probe the nexus is lacking," he said adding that "the press has covered enough of how the men in uniform are indulged with the drug peddlers."

The CSJP, earlier had said that "the state has sunk into such a shameful situation that those entrusted with the duty of upholding justice by enforcing the law are involved in anti-social activities."
"Today citizens at large have lost their confidence in all arms of the authority and are led to believe that there definitely exists a nexus between the politicians, police and
all rungs of traffickers," the press note said.

Bureau Report

From Zee News

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