Port Blair, Nov. 27: Keeping its commitment of zero tolerance against drugs, in the intervening night of 25-26/11/23, raiding teams comprising of the staff of PS Central Crime Station and Narcotics Cell under the leadership of Shri. Kumar Abhishek, DANIPS, Dy. SP (CID) & Shri. Vinay Mathur, DANIPS, Dy. SP (Narcotics) were constituted to check the consumption and sale of contraband drugs and illegal activities at the various locations.  During checking near to Desi Lounge Restaurant, Dollygunj, the team headed by Dy. SP (CID) arrested one Hamir, 23 yrs, S/o Kunjamu R/o Calicut with 200 grams of Ganja, 583 tablets of Alprazolam which was concealed in the bonnet and dicky of his car and also cash amounting to Rs. 19,200 was seized from him. Earlier also Hamir was arrested in another NDPS case of PS CCS in the year 2014.  

A case under NDPS Act has been registered at PS Central Crime Station against Hamir and investigation is in progress. The raid took place under overall supervision of Shri Rajeev Ranjan, IPS, SP (CID). Further during the checking, 03 persons roaming in intoxicated condition were caught and necessary legal action against them was taken.

Andaman & Nicobar Police continues its relentless pursuit to curb drug trafficking and bring those responsible for such offenses to justice.

General Public is requested to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activities related to drug trafficking or substance abuse to the police immediately on the following telephone numbers- 112/100, 232586, 233307, 9474257242 & 9531856080. Together, we can create a safer and drug-free society for everyone.