20October2019

Andaman Chronicle

The Daily Diary of the Islands

Central Crime Station Raids Prothrapur Area, Arrests 4 Gamblers

Port Blair, Sept. 18: In yet another successful raid, Central Crime Station of CID unit has cracked down on the gamblers for the fourth time during this month. On 16/09/2019, upon receiving information about gambling activity at Prothrapur, a team was formed on the direction of  Dy. SP(CID), Shri. Abhishek Gupta  comprising Head Constable V. Hentho, Constables Chandran, Hari Krishna Yadav and K. Rajendran headed by Inspr. Mahesh Kr. Yadav, SHO, PS Central Crime Station. The raiding team immediately rushed to the spot and noticed that found 04 persons are gambling in an open place. On seeing the team, they tried to flee, but they were chased down by the raiding team. An amount of Rs. 11,750/- was recovered from their possession with board money of Rs. 10,150/-. The accused who were identified as M. Priyaswamy R/o Bathu Basti, S. K  Riyajuddin R/o Protrapur, near Japan Nallah Road, R. Shaktivel Murgan R/o Garacharma II and S. Armugum S/o Late A. Subaiah  R/o Garacharma near TTI  Collage have been arrested on the spot and a case under section 5/7 of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Gambling Regulation, 1951 has been registered against them. The entire raid was conducted under the overall supervision of Shri. Jatin Narwal, IPS, Sr.SP(CID).