Hut Bay, June 14: Continuing the action against illegal activities in Hut Bay Jurisdiction, the Police team of Hut Bay seized huge quantity of crystalline Methamphetamine weighing 520 GRAM and 230 GRAMS Illicit Ganja. Accordingly, a case under NDPS Act registered at Police Station Hut Bay.

On 13/06/2023 at 2130 hrs., a credible information received from reliable source that one person is illegally Selling Ganja (Cannabis) and Methamphetamine from his home and if raid conducted, Illicit Ganja (Cannabis) and Methamphetamine can be recovered. Subsequently, the above information was passed on to SDPO Swaraj Dweep, who then directed to conduct raid immediately.

Acting immediately, a Police team comprising of SI Somen Kr. Haldar, SHO PS Hut Bay, HC Arvind Kumar Kerketta, PC Anbhu Kumar, IRBn Ct Narayan, HC (D P. Thanga Durai and independent witnesses was formed under the supervision of Shri. Manasvi Vashistha, SDPO (Swaraj Dweep). The raid was conducted in presence of Shri Cherian Methew, BDO, Little Andaman and recovered the above mentioned seized articles from the Poultry Shed from the premises of accused Joydev Sarkar.

The Illicit Ganja and methamphetamine tested Positive by drugs detection Kit. The accused Joydev Sarkar S/o Shri Asit Sarkar (32) yrs Pvt Worker R/o R.K. Pur Ward No.11, Little Andaman was arrested on 14/06/2024 at 0030hrs after observing all Codal Formalities and brought to PS Hut Bay for registration of FIR No. 34/24 dated 14/06/24 U/s 22(c)/20(b)(ii) A of NDPS Act 1985 and the investigation of case is under progress. The overall search operation was conducted under the supervision of Miss. Shweta K. Sugathan, IPS, Superintendent of Police, South Andaman District.

South Andaman District Police take reports of drug dealing and suspicious activity seriously, and urges general public to continue reporting their concerns at 100, 112 & 03192-232100, 03192-232400, 03192284208. The people of Little Andaman also urged to come forward to pass information if any suspicious Drug articles/suspicious packets are kept hidden in Jungle/lonely sea beaches so we can respond immediately. The identity of the informant will be kept secret. “Our Mission is Drug free Society”