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Delhi family attacked in Goa; four arrested

PANAJI: A group of assailants carrying knives and other weapons attacked members of a New Delhi-based family who were on vacation in Goa at Anjuna beach, police said on Monday.
While police on Sunday made four arrests in connection with the attack, a video of the incident went viral on social media.
In a stern response to the incident, Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant said on Monday that the coastal state, which drew numerous tourists from both within India and abroad, would not tolerate such incidents.
Earlier in the day, Deputy Superintendent of Police (Mapusa) Jivba Dalvi said a 47-year-old man, a resident of Delhi, on March 5 lodged a complaint saying he and his family members were attacked by a gang armed with belts, a baseball bat, and a knife.
The assailants also rained blows on the complainant and his kin, leaving them injured, as per the First Information Report (FIR). However, the police did not disclose how many members of the family were injured in the assault at the Anjuna beach in North Goa.
Dalvi said initially investigation revealed a knife and other weapons were used to inflict injuries on the vital organs of the victims.
“The accused were identified through CCTV cameras and arrested on Sunday,” he said, adding all four are working in Goa.
He said more arrests will be made soon and the police were investigating what triggered the attack.
Speaking to reporters in Panaji, the chief minister said, “We will not tolerate any violation of law and order. The law would be strictly enforced. Any illegal act in the tourism business won’t be tolerated”.
Sawant said people in the tourism industry should verify the background of job aspirants before employing them.
(With inputs from PTI)Watch On cam: Goons attack tourists at Anjuna in Goa, CM orders stringent action

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