Goa’s Tourism Minister Micky Pacheco has been directed to appear before a lower court on Monday over a complaint filed by his estranged wife Sara under the Domestic Violence Act. A summons was issued by the Judicial Magistrate First Class, Margao on Friday.
The Minister, known for his brash and impolite manner, is tangled in a web of domestic disputes with his wife, and their very public exchange of accusations has turned into a huge embarrassment to the Nationalist Congress Party.
Earlier this week the police registered a case against him and attached a Mitsubishi Lancer his wife alleged was sold with her signature forged on the documents.
Several other complaints, including one of bigamy and the illegal sale of properties jointly owned have followed the couple