Diglipur, Nov. 26: To curb down the bootlegging activities and fight against the menace to eradicate the trade of illegal sale of illicit liquor from the society, the team of Kalighat Police Station takes decisive action against illicit liquor production in Talbagan jungles, resulting destruction of around 1500 liters of lehan prepared in 3 drums & 22 Plastic buckets.

In a strategic operation on the direction of SI Shilpi Singha, SHO Kalighat, a team consisting of PCs Sushil Sarkar, Ranjit Biswas, Suresh Soreng and Baikanto Majhi of PS Kalighat successfully destroyed 1500 liters of illegally produced Lehan in the dense jungles of Talbagan. This action is part of the continuous efforts to curb the illegal production and distribution of alcohol in the region.

Lehan, a raw material used in the illegal production of country liquor, has been a persistent concern in the region, contributing to social issues and public safety hazards. The North & Middle Andaman District Police recognizing the gravity of the situation has intensified its efforts to dismantle the networks involved in the production and distribution of illicit liquor.

The entire operation was conducted under the vigilant supervision of Shri. Brij Mohan Meena, DANIPS, SDPO Diglipur, and the overall direction and supervision of Ms. Geetanjali Khandelwal, IPS, Superintendent of Police, N&M Andaman District.

The proactive efforts of the police have been highly commended by the community. This successful operation represents yet another step forward in the continuous fight against illicit liquor, bootlegging, and drug abuse in North & Middle Andaman District.

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.