Port Blair, Nov. 11: The staff of PS Central Crime Station conducted a raid in Dignabad area and arrested 05 for gambling.

On 10th Nov. 2020 Inspr. Mahesh Kr. Yadav, SHO, PS Central Crime Station received credible information regarding Gambling in Dignabad Seashore. Immediately, a team comprising SI Santosh R. Shenoy, ASI Vijay Shankar, Head Constable Upender Singh, Constable Hari Krishna Yadav, G. Ravi and P. K. Mondal was formed and sent to Dignabad Seashore for conducting raid.

The raiding team rushed to the spot and encircled the area and the suspected persons. All the 05 Gamblers were arrested and Rs. 35,480/- in cash was recovered from their possession with board money of Rs. 33,700/. The accused were identified as D. Rajesh R/o Phoenix Bay, P. Palaniappan R/o Phoenix Bay, B. Muniyaswamy R/o Shadipur, M. Arun R/o Buniyadabad, K. Krishna Rao R/o Dairy Farm Fisheries Colony. 

A case under section 5/7 of A & N Gambling Regulation 1951 was registered at PS CCS. The raid was conducted under the command of Shri Jagdev Singh Yadav, DANIPS, Dy.SP (CID) and under overall supervision of Shri Anant Mittal, IPS, SP (CID).

The Andaman & Nicobar Police is taking all possible steps in making these islands free from anti-social activities and is keeping strict vigil to stop gambling, smuggling and proliferation of narcotics substances in these Islands. General Public is once again requested to pass on credible information on narcotics substances, illegal sale of liquor, gambling or any illegal activity on the telephone numbers: 233307, 232586, 100, & 9474233832. The identity of the informer will be kept secret.