According to North Goa Superintendent of Police Shobhit Saksena, On 02.07.2021 a dead body, identified as that of one Chandrakant Bandekar from Sakral- Pernem was found in forest area of Mopa village with multiple stab injuries over body. A case of murder was registered against a unknown person at Pernem Police station by and investigation was taken up.
Shobhit said that “It was found during investigation that the case was completely blind and only clue was that of a CCTV footage showing that the deceased was giving lift on his Activa to an unknown, unidentified person. Several teams were found to scour through the area for clues as also collect CCTV footages and carry out questioning of suspicious persons”.
“After intensive analysis of technical and human intelligence, a suspect was traced in Amrawati, Maharashtra. Immediately an interstate operation was initiated by the joint teams of North Goa and Crime Branch led by PIs Rahul Parab and Lakshy Amonkar. Finally, on conclusion of a 48 hour long interstate operation, the main accused identified as Jaypuri Gosai was apprehended in Ahmedabad, Gujarat”, said Saksena
He further said that “Upon interrogation the accused Jaypuri Gosai revealed that he had come to Goa in June 2021. When he ran out of money, he decided to return to Ahmedabad and while on his way back, he had asked for a lift from the deceased near Patradevi. Upon seeing his gold chain, he was tempted to rob it and in order to rob it he stabbed the accused and fled with his valuables”.
Accused person – Jaypuri Gosai is a resident of Ahmedabad, Gujarat. He has no fixed profession and does odd jobs.
Overall supervision of Superintendent of Police North & Crime Shobhit Saksena. Teams were led by SDPO Mapusa Gajanan Prabhudesai and SDPO Bicholim Sandesh Chodankar and comprised of PI Jivba Dalvi, PI Rahul Parab, PI Lakshy Amonkar, PI Vidyanand Pawar, PSI Sanjit Kandolkar, PSI Vivek Halarnkar, PSI Praful Giri, HC Irshad Vatange, HC Gurudas Mandrekar, PC Sudesh Matkar, PC Arjun Kandolkar of North Goa and Crime Branch.