Cuncolim Police to await SDM report

MARGAO: Cuncolim police has said that they will wait for the report from the Sub-divisional Magistrate, Quepem before initiating further action in the Barcem tragedy.

PI Raju Raut Dessai said that the case of the death of the woman and her two daughters is being probed by the SDM since the death has occurred within seven years of her marriage. “Investigations into the case is being conducted by the Quepem SDM. We will act as per the inquiry report and directions of the SDM”, P Raju said, when asked whether the police would initiate action against the husband Dinesh Velip in connection with the death of his wife Divya (26) and two minor daughters aged five and two years .

The dead bodies of Divya and her two minor daughters were found floating in a well at Barcem close to their house on Friday morning. Post mortem examination report has attributed the death due to drowning. [H]