Goa govt orders inquiry into ‘missing’ rape victim
Panaji, May 15 The Goa government has launched a high-level inquiry into the disappearance of a woman, who had accused Congress Panaji bypoll candidate Atanasio Monserratte of rape, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Wednesday.
He also said the “truth about the missing woman” would be revealed soon.
A 19-year-old woman, who had accused Monserratte of raping her in 2016, when she was a minor, has gone missing from a Rehabilitation Centre in South Goa since April 28.
“The government has initiated a high-level inquiry into the episode of the missing woman, and I am getting reports on a daily basis…Very soon, the truth behind the missing of the woman would be revealed,” the chief minister told reporters.