Port Blair, June 15: Based on the inputs that due to stringent action by the police against illicit liquor, some people might have shifted their fermentation setup in the jungle areas, teams led by SI Suresh (SHO/Kalighat) have been conducting search in the jungle areas of OP Kishorinagar. In such search operations, police has found and destroyed about 1000 litres of Lahan in last 3 days. The police officers are aware of the fact that any delay in action on the information about such activities may lead to supply of illicit liquor to the public, that is why the search is being continued even though the weather is not good.

The police officers are also making appeal to general public not to buy or consume such illicit liquor and inform the nearest police station if someone around them is involved in such activities.