Assault on police will not be tolerated: CM

Taking serious note of the attack on policemen on duty by a group of drunken youth, Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant on Tuesday warned that the assault on the police will not be tolerated and promised a severe crackdown on drinking in public places at nigh
Thursday, 16 January 2020

"The government will not tolerate attacks on the police. Whether you are a Goan or a non-Goan, the law will be same," Dr Sawant told reporters on the sidelines of an event in the city.

PANAJI: Taking serious note of the attack on policemen on duty by a group of drunken youth, Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant on Tuesday warned that the assault on the police will not be tolerated and promised a severe crackdown on drinking in public places at night.

"The government will not tolerate attacks on the police. Whether you are a Goan or a non-Goan, the law will be same," Dr Sawant told reporters on the sidelines of an event in the city.

Confirming that the attackers were under the influence of alcohol, Dr Sawant said that there is a law which bans drinking in public places in Goa. The law banning drinking in public places will be made more stringent when it comes to late night drinking in public places. Enforcement of this law needs to be more strict," Dr Sawant said.
 

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