As per Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs Order No. 17011/116/2009-IS.VI, dated 09/12/2009, National Investigation Agency (NIA) took over the investigation of FIR No. 338/2009 dated 16/10/2009 Margao Town Police Station, South Goa District and
re-registered the case on 11/12/2009 at NIA Police Station, New Delhi as Case RC-07/2009/NIA/DLI under sections 120-(B),121-(A),122, 123, & 427 of IPC, section 16,17,18,23 of UA (P) Act, Section 3,4,5 of Explosives Substances Act and Section 6 & 9 (B) of Explosive
Summary of Allegations
On 16.10.09 at 23.05 hrs, PI Shri Santosh Dessai, Margao Town Police Station lodged a complaint that on 16.10.2009 at about 21.30 hrs near Reliance Trade Centre, Margoa in front of J&N Boutique, V.V Road, Margao, Goa, the accused persons namely, 1.Malgonda
Patil r/o Taluka-Jat Sangli, Maharashtra and 2. Yogesh S/O Babal Naik r/o Talaulim, Ponda Goa, who were carrying Improvised Explosive Device in the dickey under the seat of Eterno Scooter bearing No.GA-05 A-7800 for carrying out subversive activities of Sabotage
the Narakasur Effigy competition near Municipal Building, Margoa on the eve of Diwali Festival
The case No. RC-07/2009/NIADLI and RC-08/2009/NIA/DLI were clubbed together and common charge sheet filed was filed on 17/05/2010 against 06 accused persons before the Hon’ble NIA Spl. Court, Margaon Goa. The trial was completed and the Hon’ble NIA Spl.
Court, Margaon Goa pronounced its judgement 31/12/2013 and acquitted all the charge sheeted accused. On 31/01/2014, an appeal has been filed against acquittal of six accused persons in the Bombay High Court (Bench at Goa).