Port Blair, April 16: The Excise team of PS Diglipur consisting of SI Dheeraj Kishen, HC (IRBn) Khokan Ch. Das, PCs K.K Pandey, Hari Krishna and Trilochni has once again demonstrated their commitment to combating the illegal sale and distribution of alcohol within the region. Acting on credible information’s, the team launched a series of targeted raids across various locations, resulting in the successful confiscation of a substantial quantity of illicit IMFL. During the meticulously executed operations, the Excise team of PS Diglipur confiscated a total of 70 bottles of IMFL of different quantities along with 03 bottles of beer. Furthermore, the team seized 12 Kg of illicit Handia, underscoring the gravity of the illicit alcohol trade within the area. Subsequently, cases were registered under relevant sections of Excise Regulation.

In a separate raid, on 16/04/2024 PS Baratang team consisting of PCs M. Ashok Kumar, Ramesh and Karishma Lakra led by SI Surjit Bhattacharya, SHO, PS Baratang conducted a raid at Kanchangarh, Baratang and successfully seized 52 Kgs of illicit Handia from the possession of Hiralall Barik, S/o Late Suchand Barik (57) yrs, Pvt. Worker, R/o Kanchangarh, Baratang. Subsequently, a case under Excise Regulation has been registered against the accused.

All the operations were carried out under the vigilant supervisions of Shri. Rahul L. Nair, IPS, SDPO Rangat, and Shri. Brij Mohan Meena, SDPO Diglipur 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.