PANJIM/MARGAO, Feb. 25 -- The lifeless body of Javed Sadekar, a 38-year-old casino employee, from Margao, was found floating near a casino, opposite to the old Secretariat (Adil Shah Palace), in the River Mandovi, early Saturday morning. The body was found after two days of relentless search for the victim. After the post-mortem was conducted, the body was handed over to the family.

The funeral was held on Saturday evening, at Margao kabrastan. Large crowd of people attended the funeral. Sadekar was a resident of Aquem, Margao.

According to Panjim Police, Sadekar suffered head injuries and died due to drowning.

Sadekar was flung into the River Mandovi on Thursday evening, when a speeding rent-a-car rammed into his motorcycle on the old...