Nadia death case: Pacheco`s name missing from FIR

Goa Police may have claimed that former tourism minister Fransisco Mickey Pacheco is the prime suspect in the death of his close friend Nadia Torrado but there is no mention of his name in the FIR.

Panaji: Goa Police may have claimed that
former tourism minister Fransisco Mickey Pacheco is the prime
suspect in the death of his close friend Nadia Torrado but
there is no mention of his name in the FIR.

Police have added a section in the FIR related to
disappearance of evidence against unknown persons in the death
of 28-year-old Nadia.

The state lodged the FIR under several sections
relating to attempt to suicide, abetment of suicide, culpable
homicide and causing disappearance of evidence.
None have been arrested in the case. Police in their
affidavit filed before sessions court had said that several
evidence in this case disappeared.

Crime Branch had said that another mobile used by
Nadia, her laptop and other things have vanished from her
house.

Police have also alleged that Nadia`s mother Sonia had
burnt the evidences which were linking the deceased to former
Tourism Minister Pacheco.

Lyndon Monteiro, officer on special duty to the former
tourism minister, has also been accused of destroying vital
evidence in this case.

Nadia had allegedly consumed rat poison on May 15 at
her residence in Loutolim village, 40 km away from here.

She was initially admitted to a private hospital in
Goa and later shifted to Mumbai. She was transferred to
Chennai where she breathed her last on May 30.
The postmortem report conducted on Nadia had recorded
14 injuries of which two were of serious nature apparently by
a blunt object.

The Crime Branch has summoned Nadia`s mother Sonia
tomorrow.
Police have been constantly interrogating Nadia`s
family, while Pacheco and Monteiro remain missing.

PTI

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