Port Blair, July 4: In the night of July 1, 2024, acting on an specific intelligence received from a reliable source, a police team comprising Inspector Girish Kumar, SHO, PS Crime & Economic Offence (C&EO), SI Parvash, HC/K. Venkateshwar Rao, PC/N. Thangaraj and PC/K. Rajendran, PC/Amit Singh of PS C&EO led by Dy.SP (CID), conducted a raid at New Bimblitan near Periaswamy crusher. During the operation, the team seized 1.025 Kgs. of Ganja from the possession of one Tanmoy Roy S/o Shri. Hemendra Nath Roy (29) yrs, Pvt. Carpenter R/o New Bimblitan. He was promptly arrested on the spot following the due legal procedure as per the new criminal laws.

A case under relevant sections of NDPS Act-1985 has been registered at PS C&EO. During investigation accused Tanmoy Roy was put under sustained Joint Interrogation and on his disclosure co-accused Sahil Hamid S/o Sh. N. Shareef (25) yrs. R/o Culicut junction was arrested on 03/07/2024. Previously, accused Sahil Hamid was arrested in a case under the Explosive Substances Act of PS C&EO. The entire operation was conducted under the overall supervision of Shri Rajeev Ranjan, IPS, SP(CID). 

Andaman and Nicobar Police continue its relentless detection to curb illegal activities and bring those responsible for such offenses to justice following the procedures of new criminal laws.

We urge citizens to continue their cooperation in reporting any suspicious activities or credible information pertaining to sale or possession of contrabands or any other illegal activity on the following telephone numbers- 100, 232586, 233307, 9933242204 & 9434280100. The identity of the informer will be kept secret.