Two arrested in TN tourist’s murder


The Colva police have placed under arrest Basilio Raposo and Xavier D’Souza, for their involvement in the murder Madhav G J, a tourist from Tamil Nadu.
Police have registered an offence against them under section 302, 323, 324 of IPC, for committing the murder of Madhav G J, a 29-year-old native of Gandhinagar, Chennai. Bazilio is a resident of Benaulim, while Xavier is a resident of Navelim; both were working as ‘bouncers’ at a bar at Colva.
The Colva police have interrogated the duo and have informed that the investigation have revealed that Bazilio stabbed the victim with a knife.
Colva police said that in this connection Gopinath A Arjuna A of Chennai, lodged a complaint that on January 14, between 12.30 a.m. and 1 a.m. at a bar and restaurant, Bazilio and Xavier, while in the process of driving Madhav and his friends from the bar, assaulted them and later the accused Bazilio, stabbed Madhav G J with a sharp weapon on the left of the chest, resulting in the instant death of Madhav.
Police said that the alleged accused will be produced before the court and remand will be taken. [NT]