Prisoner stabbed to death in Goa

The prisoner was killed while being taken to a court
Colvale Jail, Goa, Central Jail

Goa police on Tuesday said a history sheeter was stabbed to death by another inmate in Goa’s Colvale prison.

Inspector General of Prisons Elvis Gomes said Ashpak Bengre was killed while being taken to a court.

Gomes said the deceased was stabbed by a sharp object after a fight with another inmate at around 9 a.m.

“The body has been sent for post-mortem. We have started an inquiry into the incident,” he said.

Bengre had a series of crimes registered against him including extortion, murder, drug running and assault.