Breakthrough in Chimbel murder case, claims Cops
With the arrest on Saturday night of Hyder Ali Badekar, 21, resident of Indiranagar, Chimbel, Old Goa police claim to have achieved a breakthough in the murder case of Amitabh Borkar, 19, from Kirlawada, Chimbel, whose body was found lying in pool of blood at Zarikade in Merces on February 2.
According to Old Goa PI Francis Corte, Hyder confessed committing the crime and the reason for the murder of Amitabh was previous enmity. Amitabh had allegedly slapped Hyder earlier at the Panaji bus stand near the Merces spring, sources said. Hyder has been booked under Section 302 of IPC and has been remanded to 14 days police custody.