Remo Fernandes Charged for Abusing Minor Girl


Panaji: Pop star Remo Fernandes was booked by the Goa police on charge of verbally abusing a minor girl, who was injured by a car allegedly driven by his son on December 1.

According to the first information report filed by lawyer, Aires Rodrigues, on behalf of the girl, Remo verbally abused her on December 3 in ward number 105 of the Goa Medical College in Bambolim, near here, where she was hospitalised for treatment of injuries sustained in the accident.

Remo, who is currently touring Europe, was contacted on email for his comments but was yet to respond.The FIR was filed under the Goa Children’s Act, a special legislation specifically dealing with crimes against children in Goa.

On December 1, an FIR was filed against Remo’s son Jonah at the Mapusa police station in north Goa on charge of rash driving and causing hurt.