Port Blair, March 28: On 27/03/2024, a Special Excise Raid was carried out by a police team comprising SI J.R. Krishna, HC/2903 Y Lazar, PC/916 Pradeep Singh, PC/1197 Manojeet Gharami, PC/20 Monica, PC/1630 Solomie, PC(D)/2737 C H Prakash Rao & CT/775 Finlayson of PS Car Nicobar at various locations within Tamaloo village. The operation was conducted with precision and thoroughness to combat illicit activities related to liquor.

During the raid, a significant quantity of 1100 liters of Lahan (a raw material used in making illicit liquor) was discovered and promptly destroyed on-site, with photographic evidence documenting the process. Additionally, 3 litres of illicit liquor was recovered from Patrick S/o Alphage, aged 62 years and a resident of Tamaloo Village, Car Nicobar.

Subsequently, in accordance with the Excise Regulation, a case was registered vide FIR No: 12/2024. The accused, Patrick S/o Alphage, was apprehended on the spot, and the seized liquor along with the arrested individual were brought to the Police Station for further legal proceedings.

This successful operation reflects the diligent efforts of Police Station Car Nicobar to uphold the law and curtail illegal activities related to liquor production and distribution. Such raids and actions serve as a deterrent to those engaged in unlawful practices and underscore the commitment of the police to maintain public safety and orders especially amidst the general election.

The general public is requested to share information pertaining to any crime or other illegal activities to Police at 112, 03192-265242 & 9531856291. The identity of the informant will be kept secret.