Port Blair, May 27: The Central Crime Station police in its continuous efforts to crackdown on bootlegging, illegal and spurious liquors, strikes hard against bootleggers and conducted a raid at Chidiyatapu area.

After persistent efforts and developing specific information, the staff of PS Central Crime Station comprising Inspr. Mohd Elias, SI Madhab Halder, Head Constable S. Baroi, constable K. Rajendran & LHG Seema Kujur under the command of Inspr. D. Jagdishwar Rao, SHO, PS CCS, conducted raid at Chidiyatapu on 26th May 2020 and recovered three plastic Jerricanes containing 30 liters of spurious illicit liquor “Junglee” from the possession of Sanjay R/o Chidiyatapu. Such alcoholic beverage made under unlicensed condition is illegal and can be highly toxic. In this connection accused was arrested and booked under A&N Excise Regulation. The raid was conducted under the command of Shri Ashok Kumar, DANIPS, Dy.SP(CID) and under overall supervision of  Shri Ravi Kumar Singh, IPS, SP(CID).

The Andaman & Nicobar Police is taking all possible steps in making these islands free from anti-social activity and keeping strict vigil over gamblers, smuggling and proliferation of narcotics substances in these Islands. General Public is 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, & 9474290250. The identity of informer will be kept secret.