Port Blair, Feb 21: On 09/02/2021, Police Station Central Crime Station received information regarding Ganja concealed in a parcel being transported through India Post. A team comprising SI Bisavjeet Prasad, Constable Amos George and Raja Rao tracked the parcel to Shaheed Dweep and arrest of Jotin Roy s/o Late Ramakanta Roy r/o Village Ram Nagar, Shaheed Dweep with 1.100 kg Ganja. Jotin Roy has been convicted for possession of Ganja in 2013.

Sustained interrogation of the accused Jotin Roy led the team to the co-accused and kingpin in drug peddling in Shaheed Dweep Manindra   Mallick S/o Mohan Mallick R/o Ram Nagar, Shaheed Dweep. Manindra Mallick has been involved in import of Ganja in Shaheed Dweep through mainland India. He has acquired assets through his dealing in drugs.  Scrutiny of his movable and immovable assets is on.

The entire operation was conducted under the supervision of Sh. Jagdev Singh Yadav, DANIPS, Dy. SP(CID).

Andaman & Nicobar Police is committed to eradicate the menace of drugs and to enforce strict legal provisions against drug peddlers. General Public is requested to share any information related to drugs in the Island to the following numbers: 233307, 232586, 100, & 9474290250 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The informer will be suitably rewarded and his/her identity will be kept secret.