Pernem: Police solve Mopa village murder case, arrest accused from Gujarat

The accused, identified as Jaypuri Gosai, was arrested in Ahmedabad, Gujarat and is being brought to Goa.
Pernem: Police solve Mopa village murder case, arrest accused from Gujarat
The Pernem Police on Friday arrested one person for allegedly killing Chandrakant Bandekar

The Pernem police finally seemed to have cracked a murder case more than six weeks after the dead body of a 50-year-old man was found in Mopa village. 

The Pernem Police on Friday arrested one person for allegedly killing Chandrakant Bandekar on July 2. 

The accused, identified as Jaypuri Gosai, was arrested in Ahmedabad, Gujarat and is being brought to Goa

“During the investigation, it was learnt that a mobile phone, wallet containing cash and one gold chain of the deceased was missing. As such the mobile phone of the deceased person was put under continuous technical surveillance. The stolen mobile phone of the deceased got activated in the Amravati region of Maharashtra state. Accordingly, a team was formed consisting of Pernem Police Station staff and Crime Branch staff left to Amravati Maharashtra,” North Goa Superintendent of Police Shobit Saksena said. 

“During the enquiry, it was found that the person had purchased the phone from another person in Ahmedabad. The team immediately left for Ahmedabad and located the accused with the help of local police,” he added.  

During interrogation, the accused admitted to having committed the crime. The weapon of assault, mobile phone and the gold chain in melted form was recovered by the Police. The accused has been taken to police custody for further investigation.

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