Rangat, April 1: In a swift and efficient operation carried out on 31/03/2024, the Rangat Police successfully confiscated a significant quantity of illicit liquor at Shyamkund forest, Bakultala. Acting promptly on a tip, SI Madhab Halder, SHO, PS Rangat formed a specialized team consisting of PCs K. Samir and Zebulon. The proactive team successfully seized a significant quantity of 180 liters of Lehan, along with 14 iron tins, various utensils, and timber materials used in the production process. These materials were discreetly hidden within the jungle. Subsequently, all confiscated items were promptly destroyed, dealing a major blow to the illegal liquor manufacturing network.

In a separate raid, on 01/04/2024 PS Rangat team consisting of PCs K. Samir, Pranob Halder and Sunita led by SI Madhab Halder, SHO, PS Rangat conducted a raid near the house of Pritam Biswas and successfully seized 30 liters of illicit liquor from the possession of Pritam Biswas @ Pintu S/o Shri. Bikash Biswas (31) yrs, Private Worker R/o Shyamkund, Bakultala. Subsequently, a case under Excise Regulation has been registered against the accused and a notice U/S 41(A) Cr.PC has been served to the accused for further legal process.

The entire operation was carried out under the vigilant supervision of Shri. Rahul L. Nair, IPS, SDPO Rangat, and the overall direction and supervision of Ms. Geetanjali Khandelwal, IPS, Superintendent of Police, N&M 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.