09/08/2014 … Asking for a strict action on illegalities taking place in and around calangute constituency Villagers of the calangute constituency led by its mla michael lobo on Friday met chief minister Manohar parrikar and submitted a memorandum asking for a stop on illegal and immoral activities taking place in calangute constituency …
More than five hundred villagers from calangute constituency on Friday met chief minister and informed about their grievances faced by them due to the illegal touts carrying out various illegalities in calangute area
In their memorandum the villagers informed about the increase numbers of tourist guides who were harassing tourist by openly touting them as weather the concerned tourist wanted room with young girls for sex, massage and drugs thereby taking the unauthorized tourist guide taking the tourist to remote areas and looting them ….
Increased numbers of unauthorized dubious massage palour , dance bars located near residential areas and the schools thereby affecting the young school students
Increased number of drug paddlers in the name of chaiwallas panwallas lungiwalls openly operating on the beach, bus stands and school surroundings
The memorandum also stated that the police had laso conveyed to the villagers that the situation weas out of their control because there were more than 200 touts presently and in off season and there number had increased to more than 500 during season time due to which it was not possible for the police to stop these illegal activites in total
The village alleged that they had witnessed such immoral trafficiking and drug business being carried out in connivance with police and therefore sex and drugs grangs were freely operating in the area
The villagers alleged that they had notice one person who was a a resident of bastora village leading this immoral trafficking gang and taking this customers to mapusa morod where he was operating a illegal massage parlour
And therefore as this situation is worsening day by day there is likely hood of the local villagers might be taking law in to their own hands ….
What was more surprising was that a local calangute village which explaining the difficulties faced by them in calangute areas asked chief minister to wear a beard and three forth pant dressed up liked a tourist and see in his own eyes the way the touts were trying various tactics to promote illegalities in calangute area
Points such as st Anthony chapel, kfc circle, calangute beach, bandodkar statue, calangute beach parking place were the prone zones for illegal activities to take place in calangute area said the villagers to chief minister Parrikar who later assured the crowd of taking strict action in to the matter