Goa constable at large in drugs case to be arrested soon: DIG

Last Updated: Thursday, May 13, 2010 - 23:38

Panaji: Goa Police on Thursday said a constable on
the run after being booked for reported links with an alleged
Israeli drug baron, will soon be arrested.

Sanjay Parab, one amongst six policemen booked in the
police-drug peddler nexus case, is missing since first week of
March this year.
“Sanjay Parab is likely to be arrested very soon. We have
got some indications that he will either surrender or we will
arrest him," Deputy Inspector General of Police Ravindra Yadav
told reporters this evening.

The constable was booked under prevention of corruption
act and narcotics drugs and psychotropic substances act after
alleged Israeli drug peddler Yaniv Benaim alias Atala
confessed on spy cam about his links with police officers.

Five policemen including Inspector Ashish Shirodkar were
arrested in the case.
Parab, who had moved for anticipatory bail in the High
Court today withdrew his bail application and his lawyer
told the court that his client will surrender before the
police.

Crime Branch is investigating the case, in which Atala`s
girlfriend, Lucky Farmhouse, a Swedish model, is willing to
depose before the police.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, May 13, 2010 - 23:38
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