Port Blair, Sept. 30: Central Crime Station in its continuous efforts and crackdown against illegal Narcotics in A&N Islands, has arrested 02 drug peddlers. On 25/09/2020 a credible information was received by SHO, PS CCS that one person namely P. Mohammed Puhari R/o Bimblitan will be striking a deal of ganja at Bimblitan Main Road. The information was immediately conveyed to Dy. SP (CID) and accordingly a raiding team comprising Inspr. Mahesh Kr. Yadav, SHO, PS CCS, Inspr. Mohd Elias, SI T. Dilla Rao, ASI Vijay Shankar, Head Constable Sanjay Kujur, Constable P. K Mondal, K. Rajendran, Hari Krishna Yadav of PS CCS rushed to the spot and later intercepted one person who was coming from Bimblitan side carrying one carry bag. On asking, he disclosed his name as P. Mohammed Puhari S/o Late Peer Sultan (45) yrs R/o Bimblitan. During frisking & search the raiding team recovered 1.220 Kg illicit ganja from his possession. The recovered ganja was seized on the spot. The accused was arrested under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act-1985 and a case was registered at PS CCS. The raid was conducted under the supervision of Sh. Ajay Rai, DANIPS, Dy.SP (CID) and overall command and 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 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.