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Goa: Dressed as Muslim woman in burkha, 35-year-old man booked for entering ladies toilet

The accused has been booked under Section 419 (impersonation) for trying to impersonate a Muslim woman, in order to enter a ladies toilet at the Panaji bus stand.

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New Delhi Published on: February 17, 2019 9:47 IST
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35-year-old man booked for wearing burkha, entering ladies toilet

A 35-year-old state government employee was booked by police in Goa on Saturday, for dressing as a Muslim woman in a burkha. The accused had entered a ladies toilet at the central bus stand in Panaji. Identified as Virgil Fernandes, the accused was caught by the commuters, while exiting a ladies toilet at the bus stand, wearing a burkha and black head gear.

Commenting on the incident, a Goa Police spokesperson said, "The accused has been booked under Section 419 (impersonation) for trying to impersonate a Muslim woman, in order to enter a ladies toilet at the Panaji bus stand." 

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