Five booked for attempt to murder at Davorlim


The Margao police on Sunday booked an offence against Ibrahim Saju and four others on the charge of attempt to murder after they assaulted two persons at Davorlim on Saturday leaving one of them critically injured.
Police sources said that the five accused came to Davorlim in a car and first assaulted Altaf Nandihalli by hitting him with an iron rod on his head. They then beat up Mehboob Pathan before fleeing from the scene. Nandihalli was rushed to the GMC at Bambolim in a critical condition, police sources said.
Margao police have booked an offence against the accused under Sections 307, 145, 147, 148, 504, 450, 427 of the IPC and further investigations are under way.
Police suspect personal rivalry as the motive behind the assault. [TOI]