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No point in pursuing the case: Scarlett's mother

March 22, 2008 16:18 IST

Almost winding up her crusade against the flourishing drug trade in the coastal state, Fiona Mackeown, mother of slain British girl Scarlett Eden Keeling, has moved to an undisclosed destination in South Goa [Images] fearing for her life, allegedly from the drug mafia.

"There is no point in continuing the fight if state police are not interested in cooperating. The men in uniform are busy leveling allegations against me rather than probing what I say," Fiona said.

Fiona, who was in the media glare for almost a month, shifted to South Goa, on Friday and denied to reveal her address publicly.

"In case, I end up being a victim, I know it would not bring back my daughter to life but it would have saved generations of Goans who are getting trapped in the drug trade," Fiona said.

The 43-year-old mother is already facing wrath for alleging state Home Minister Ravi Naik's involvement in the drug trade.

The UK national, who is fighting a battle to expose the drug mafia and justice to her daughter Scarlett, who was drugged, raped and left to die on Goa's popular Anjuna beach, says that she would prefer to stay back peacefully in UK, as no one in Goa has come forward to provide support her cause.

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