Two died in the fatal road accident at Jankibandh-Navelim in Goa

Janki-Bandh is considered to be a haunted place situated at Navelim in Goa and there are several stories connected to it. The recent accident that took place at Janki-Bandh has claimed two lives besides two are seriously injured. The fatal accident that took place at Janki-Bandh at Navelim on a Friday night resulted in the instant death of two. Here is the complete report.

[su_expand more_text=”READ MORE” less_text=” ” height=”0″ hide_less=”yes” link_style=”button” link_align=”center”]According to the information available from the reliable sources, two men died on the spot while two others were seriously injured following a head-on collision between the container tanker and Maruti Swift car near Renault showroom at Jankibandh-Navelim on Friday night.

The Container Truck involved in fatal accident at Jankibandh
The Container Truck involved in fatal accident at Jankibandh

According to the police reports, the fatal accident involving the container truck (GA-06 T-0228) and Maruti Swift car bearing registration number GA-08 M-3420 took place in the early hours of Saturday at Jankibandh-Nevelim in which the two occupants of Swift died on the spot while remaining two got seriously injured.

“The fatal accident occurred between a container truck (GA-06 T-0228) and a Maruti Swift car (GA-08 M-3420) around five minutes past midnight on Friday. The Maruti Swift was heading towards Margao whereas the container truck was headed towards Cuncolim. The Swift was being driven by 26-year-old Malikant Divakar Naik, a native of Karwar, residing at Cuncolim. Naik along with one of his co-passengers Rahul expired. Two co-passengers – Vishal Nagvenkar of Chinchinim, 27, and Pritesh Menezes of Sazora, 29, are seriously injured and have been admitted to the Goa Medical College (GMC) and Hospital, Bambolim.” Said the police inspector Nathan Almeida attached to Margao town police.

According to the sources, the truck driver Laxman Sawant had been detained by the Margao police. “A case has been registered under Section 279, 304 (A) IPC against the truck driver Laxman Sawant,” said Nathan Almeida.


This is not the first accident that took place at Jankibandh-Nevelim but there are stories of series of paranormal activities taking place over there which is known as one of the seven haunted places in Goa. We are not promoting any ghost stories here but just bringing the available facts which villagers believe in. There is no doubt that the accidents do occur due to the human errors and that fact cannot be denied. If you wish to leave your feedback on this story please go ahead.

Source: various sources


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