Car Nicobar, Sept 20: In a major crackdown against bootlegging activities and menace of illicit liquor, on 20/09/22 a team of PS Nancowrie comprising of SI Sunil Yadav (IRBn), HCs Malati Devi & N. Mahesh (IRBn), PCs R.K. Halder, Arun Xaxa, Mamata Paul, Sita Devi, Reba Mazumdar, Anthony, Cts (IRBn) Ranjit Bachar, Madan Kerkatta, Mohd Sharif. K. Srinivas Rao, P. Giri Babu and HG (V) Polinus under the supervision of SI Mohan Rao, SHO PS Nancowrie launched an exhaustive combing and search operation in jungles of Chota Enaka, Nancowrie. The said operation was carried out in the wee hours of Tuesday. In this the operation, Police trekked deep inside the forest and recovered around 1400 liters of fermented wash.

The raiding team further detected 4 cases of violation of excise regulations and arrested bootleggers on seizure of around 50 liters of illicit liquor from their possession from Chota Enaka village of Kamorta. In addition to strict enforcement, mass public awareness campaign has also been launched to spread awareness about ill-effects of alcohol and drug abuse amongst youths and general public. Nicobar Police is committed to take stern action against bootleggers, illicit liquor, drug peddlers and other illegal activities.