Diglipur, Sept. 14: Continuing its crackdown on the illicit liquor, Handia, illegal sale of IMFL & illicit drugs, the District Police of North & Middle Andaman with the help of local informers conducted regular raids and searches in jungles.

During the month of August-2023, the teams of various Police Stations, headed by SHOs and Sub-Inspectors conducted raids & massive jungle search operation. In these search operations, around 400 litres of lehan & 51 Kgs Handia were destroyed and also 281 Nos. IMFL bottles of different quantities have been seized and 26 persons were arrested under Excise Regulation cases.

All the History Sheeters are regularly being checked by the beat staff, making it hard for them to be involved in any illegal activity and fresh history sheet of bootleggers has opened for surveillance. Moreover, the District Police arrested two persons under NDPS Act and seized 1.258 Kg of illicit ganja from them.

The general public is requested to pass and share any credible information pertaining to any crime or illegal activities to their nearest Police Station or over phone No.100, 112 & 03192-273344. The identity of the informers will be kept secret and will also be suitably rewarded.