Port Blair, Oct. 15: Keeping its commitment of zero tolerance against illegal activities, the staff of PS Central Crime Station conducted a raid at Haddo area near Govt. Sr. Sec. School Telugu Medium and arrested 07 gamblers.

On 14/10/2023 night, on receipt of credible information regarding Gambling at Haddo area near Govt. Sr. Sec. School, a team of PS CCS reached at the spot and found some people playing cards in an open area near to the School. The team surrounded them from all the directions and successfully nabbed all of the Gamblers who tried to flee from the spot. All the 07 people involved were arrested and Rs. 33,260/- in cash was recovered from their possession with board money of Rs 29,160/-.

The Police has prosecuted them under section 5/7 of Andaman and Nicobar Gambling Regulation 1951. It was found that this gambling den was operated by Mohd. Fahim S/o Shri Iqbal, a travel agent R/o Haddo. The raid took under the command of Shri Kumar Abhishek, DANIPS, Dy.SP(CID) and under the overall supervision of  Shri Rajeev Ranjan, IPS, SP(CID).

The general public is requested to inform about any credible information pertaining to any kind of illegal activity on the following telephone numbers- 100, 232586, 233307, 9474257242. The identity of the informer will be kept secret.