Beach party in south Goa thwarted
From Our Correspondent
MARGAO, April 2: Foreigners residing at coastal area in north Goa mainly from Anjuna, Vagator, Baga. Calangute and Candolim had planned clandestinely to have beach party on April 1 in South Goa in an isolated place near Agonda-Canacona.
The foreigners had also made arrangements for transport of foreigners from the northern belt and had also circulaled literature showing plans about location of the beach party in coded languages.
They had also painted some of the roads leading to Agonda by spraying liquid paint to show directions which was not easily visible to general public. About 500 to 600 foreigners were to take part in the party, police sources revealed.
The South Goa Police under the supervision of the Superintendent of Police (South) Mr A K Singh. collected information in this respect and alerted all the police stations in South Goa to this effect.
Some of the organisers managcd to proceed to Agonda in the late afternoon, but they were chased and followed by the canacona police. The organisers were in for a sur-prise at Agonda and Palolem, as they had also kept boats ready lo take them across the creek from Palolem beach to the seculated place near Agonda, so that nobody can get access to the site where the beach party was to be held. The Canacona police also managed to arrest the main organisers in the beach party, Frank Wibing and a Germán national presently residing at Candolim, along with his Mahindra jeep.
A case was booked against him for defacement of roads and for planning to organising the party. he has been remanded to police custody for further investigation.
Meanwhile, all the pólice stations on the national highway like Verna, Margao town, Colva, Cuncolim and Canacona were alerted and suspected vehicles linked to the beach party were thoroughly checked and many of them were fined and issued challans.
While checking early morning today the Canacona pólice also intercepted one Israeli national Ms Revital Grich aged 26 years and recovered from her 22,500 grams of charas from her which was hidden near her underwear.
A case U/S 21 of N.D.P.S. Act 1985 has been booked and placed in police custody. She is been produced before Special Judge at Mapuca for remand of 14 days police custody.