17 Sep 2020  |   06:37am IST

History sheeter out from Colvale jail, held in a case of road rage in Salcete

On bail ‘Tiger Anwar’, blocked, assaulted and threatened to kill young businessman from Fatorda; Notorious Anwar Shaikh was in focus for shooting and uploading videos from inside jail
History sheeter out from Colvale jail, held in a case of road rage in Salcete

Team Herald

Margao: Not too long ago, the man with criminal cases shot videos of him moving around like a VIP inside Colvale jail. Out of bail, and back to his home base in South Goa, he has landed back in the police net. But this time for assaulting and threatening to kill a young businessman in a fit of road rage.

Hazrat Ali Shaikh alias Anwar Shaikh, has been accused and arrested in connection with several crimes, including abduction, rape, assault, dacoity, burglary, rioting, etc.

Shaikh, known as 'Tiger Anwar', in the crime world attained the so-called “fame” for another self professed skill- shooting videos inside the jail and uploading them on social media. These videos are still up on YouTube and other channels, where he seen parading himself with a swagger around the jail with “followers” treating him like a lord.

The police informed that on September 17 at 7 pm, a phone call was received from Hospicio Hospital, Margao informing that one person namely Ryan, a businessman from Murida, Fatorda was brought to Hospicio Hospital after he was assaulted at Ramnagri.

Accordingly a case under Sections 341,504,506 (ii), 325,308 IPC was registered on the complaint of Ryan aged 25 years by the Maina Curtorim police station.

It was mentioned that at around 6 pm near Ramnagri junction, Sao Jose De Areal, Salcete, “unknown accused person who was riding a motorcycle restrained the complainant by blocking the vehicle of the complainant and assaulted him and abused him in filthy language. Further the accused threatened to kill the complainant and gave a fist blow with full force on the nose of the complainant intending to cause grievous injury.”

During the course of investigation various teams were formed under the supervision of SP (South) Pankaj Kumar Singh and consisting of SDPO Margao Kiran Poudwal, PI Maina Curtorim, Fatorda, Cuncolim, Quepem, Colva and their LIB staff. During the investigation the accused was identified as Hazrat Ali Shaikh alias Anwar Shaikh, 'Tiger Anwar' aged 29 years from Borda, Margao. 

Anwar was traced at Khandola, Marcel, Ponda along with another accused Prajot Bhandari aged 28 years from Murida, Fatorda. 

Both the accused have been arrested. Further investigation is in progress.


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