Belgaum Police on Tuesday arrived in Goa in connection with the drug case wherein a Police Constable Arun Naggappa Dessai, attached to the Margao Town Police Station has been arrested.
The Belgaum police team visited a popular pub at Colva where one of the women accused in the case was working earlier.
Significantly, the Belgaum police are probing whether the drug peddler and the police constable came into contact with each other when Arun Dessai was attached to the Colva Police station and the peddler was working at the pub there.
Incidentally, during his posting at Colva Arun Dessai was involved in some scandal following which he was placed on guard duty at one of the minister’s residence. While police remained tightlipped about this incident, it is learnt that Arun Dessai had used third degree on a tourist following which he was placed on guard duty.
It may be recalled that Belgaum police had seized drugs worth Rs 26 lakhs in the international market from the vehicle belonging to Arun Dessai and besides Arun had arrested another four persons including two women.