A man abusing a minor girl led to an assault by 5 Navy personnel, who took the matter in their hands without following the law. Five Indian Navy personnel were arrested in Goa for assaulting a man, late on Wednesday, a police spokesperson said today. The navy personnel assaulted a man in South Goa after they suspected him of allegedly abusing the daughter of another naval officer. The personnel involved are posted at INS Hansa.
[su_expand more_text=”READ MORE” less_text=” ” height=”0″ hide_less=”yes” link_style=”button” link_align=”center”]Police said that patrolmen Amit Jaiswal, Jitendra Singh, Shamlal Pakshak, Rajnesh Pachar, led by Commandant Anupam Sharma were arrested in connection with the assault on Atul Dicholkar, a resident of port town Vasco, located 35 kms from Panaji.
“The navy personnel suspected that the complainant had abused a minor daughter of their colleague on Tuesday. So they accosted and assaulted him together,” the police said.
The victim is currently hospitalized at the Goa Medical College, a state-run facility, for grievous injuries. According to the sources, the accused were booked under sections 143 (unlawful assembly), 147 and 148 (rioting armed with deadly weapon), and 325, 326 and 338 (causing grievous hurt endangering life voluntarily using dangerous weapons) of the Indian Penal Code and are now in custody.