CALANGUTE, May 19 -- Following the recent attack and murder of a taxi driver at a, Pernem, yet another cabbie from Saligao, was allegedly assaulted by a group of 11 'inebriated' tourists travelling in two Punjab-registered vehicles on Saturday, at Calangute, while returning home after dropping off a passenger at Baga.

Talking to mediapersons at Calangute Police Station, Sailesh Shetgaonkar said that suddenly a group of tourists in two four-wheelers started abusing him and made insulting gestures on Chogm road. When he stopped to ask them why they were abusing him, the tourists allegedly blocked his car and assaulted him, causing him injuries.

The incident occurred opposite a petrol pump near Calangute police station at around 3 am.

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