Monday, November 17, 2008

Police harrasment in Colamb: One protestor detained

Police harassment has increased in Colamb, Sanguem after the November 12 action of the villagers. Today at around 1.10 pm one protester Egyps D'Souza is taken into custody and detained at the Quepem Police Station.

The villagers of Colamb are protesting to oppose Fomento mine - Lease number 06/1949 belonging to Hiralal Khodidas in the village that is disturbing their agriculture, Forest and Water bodies. Egyps has been in the forefront of this movement and that's the reason Police has began targeting him at the instance of the mining company.

Call up Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat to lodge your protest at his cell number: 09822129339. You may also call him up his official residence landlines: 0832-2224170, 0832-2224995. You can also call him at his office numbers: 0832-2419841, 0832-2411049. Fax access too is available at 0832-2419846, 0832-2223648.

Sebastian Rodrigues

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