Assam Labourer Found Dead in Goa, Police Suspect Murder


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  • The body was found on Sunday when locals noticed a very foul smell coming from a house
  • Police identified the deceased as Samuel Sorul

Guwahati: A sensational incident has come to light in the state where a migrant labourer from Assam was reportedly found dead in Goa’s Varca and it has been suspected to be a murder, a police source said.

As per reports, the body was found on Sunday when locals noticed a very foul smell coming from a house nearby and after looking closer they saw a body that was partially buried in near the house. The locals after that immediately informed the local police.

According to the official, the police during investigation identified the deceased as Samuel Sorul aged about 25 who hailed from Assam. He was staying in a tent near a construction site with 20 other labours from Assam.

As per primary investigation, it was found that Sorul might have been murdered on the night of December 12 after a birthday party of a daughter of another labourer.

The Colva Police is currently investigating the whole case and they are questioning other labourers regarding the case as well, it added.

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Crimes against people from NorthEast spurt by over 200 % in two years – The highest number of cases were registered in south Delhi, where a large number of people from the region reside, particularly under the jurisdiction of Vasant Vihar Police Station, followed by south-east.


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Just wish the police would "swing into action" when a body of a tourist is found dead in Goa....filing FRI''s immediately and not two years later after their verdict of "natural/accidental death" is over turned in court.