Goa Irish woman murder: Accused sent to seven-day police custody

Accused history teacher Vikas Bhagat was arrested in connection with the murder of the woman, who was found dead in the fields of Deobagh beach in Goa's Canacona.

Published: 16th March 2017 09:47 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th March 2017 01:09 PM   |  A+A-

Handcuffs

For representational purpose. | File Photo

PANAJI: A criminal court on Wednesday remanded the accused history teacher Vikas Bhagat to seven-day police custody in connection of the murder of an Irish woman.

Bhagat was arrested in connection with the murder of the woman, who was found dead in the fields of Deobagh beach in Goa's Canacona.

The body of the 28-year-old woman was found on Tuesday morning by the police.

The case is being investigated as that of rape and murder.

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)
facebook twitter whatsapp