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Fifteen tourists from Telangana face murder case in Goa

Press Trust of India  |  Panaji 

The police have booked fifteen tourists from for murder, after a person they had allegedly assaulted during the New Year celebration died.

The accused are lodged at the central jail at Colvale following their arrest in connection with the incident which took place on the night of January 1.

Jayesh Bhandari, one of the four injured victims, died at Medical College and Hospital yesterday, said

The tourists, earlier booked for 'attempt to murder', are now facing the charge of murder, he said.

Police would approach the and seek their custody for further investigation with the charge added to the first information report, he said.

The group of tourists allegedly attacked the staff of a guest house at Calangute over a petty issue. Four people were injured in the incident.

Police have also seized the mini-bus in which the accused travelled to

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First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 17:10 IST