Goa police arrests two in Margao blast case
Panaji: Two persons were arrested on Saturday in
connection with the blast in which two members of a right-wing
Hindu group were killed in the commercial town of Margao in
Goa on October 16.
"We have arrested two persons in connection with the
blast. Both are locals," Deputy Inspector General of Police
Ravindra Yadav said in Panaji.
However, the official did not reveal the names of those
arrested. Police sources said that the arrests were made on
basis of clues received from the mobile phone used by Malgonda
Patil, one of the two victims who was later named an accused.
The blast occurred after an explosive device kept in a
scooter went off on a busy street in Margao, 30 kms from here
on the eve of Diwali, killing two Sanatan Saunstha activists
who were allegedly ferrying explosives, police had said.
Patil and Yogesh Naik, who were named as accused in the
case, died in the blast. The duo was affiliated to Saunstha, a
right-wing Hindu organisation which operates from a Ashram at
Ramnathi village in Goa and came under police scanner after
A Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Goa police is
probing the case.
Download the all new Zee News app for Android and iOS to stay up to date with latest headlines and news stories in Politics, Entertainment, Sports, Technology, Business and much more from India and around the world.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- Turkey has the right to defend its airspace, says Obama
- J&K: Terrorists attack Army camp at Tangdhar near LoC
- Proud to be an Indian, no plans to leave the country, says Aamir Khan
- Rahul Gandhi's embarrassment in front of Bengaluru college students
- Panel discussion on Aamir Khan's ignorance on Kashmiri Pandits
- Intolerance issue: Proud to be Indian, won't leave country, says Aamir Khan
- Watch: Chicago cop shoots a 17-year-old black man 16 times
- Army camp attacked in J&K's Kupwara; three JeM terrorists, one civilian killed
- WATCH: Rahul Gandhi asks 'Is Swachh Bharat working', Mount Carmel girls yell 'Yessss'
- Aamir Khan's 12-day mystery: From lauding Modi's 'positive India' to dubbing India as 'intolerant'