Ganja, Charas and Banned Codeine Based Syrup Seized From the Position of Drug Peddler

Port Blair, June 16: On 14/06/2020, credible information was received that a person arriving from Delhi by Indigo flight carries psychotropic substances. The suspected person namely Nippi S/o Ompal (39) yrs. R/o Prem Nagar Basti was identified and intercepted at airport entry/exit gate by the South Andaman District Special Team comprising SI M. Abdul Rasheed, ASI Surya Narayan, Police Constables Bipul Halder & M. Santosh Kumar headed by Insp. Sanjay Kumar, SHO PS Aberdeen. During personal search of the suspected person and his belongings after observing codal formalities: 04 nos. 50 ml bottles of Triprolidine Hydrochlorided & Codeine Phosphate (1.25 mg + 10 mg) syrup, 27 grams illicit charas and 36 grams illicit ganja wrapped in news papers was recovered from his possession. The ganja, charas and banned codeine based syrup were seized on the spot and accused person was arrested. A case under NDPS Act 1985 has been registered against the accused person at PS Aberdeen.  

The entire operation was carried out under the supervision of Shri. Narra Chaitanya, IPS, SDPO/SA and overall supervision & direction of Shri. Manoj C., IPS, Superintendent of Police, South Andaman District. The general public is requested to share information pertaining to any crime or other illegal activities to Police at 112, 03192-232100 & 03192-233077. The identity of the informant will be kept secret.