Port Blair, Oct. 8: In a major breakthrough, A&N Police once again strikes at the root of the drug problem in the Islands. A Joint team of South Andaman Police and CID consisting of ASP Narra Chaitanya, IPS and SI K. Ilangovan left for Hutbay on 06/10/2020 with some Intelligence inputs. In an operation closely coordinated from Port Blair by PC/1418 Shiva Kumar and PC/586 Suresh Kumar, a raiding team was constituted which was led by ASP Narra Chaitanya, IPS, SDPO SA including SI Ilangovan, SHO Bamboolfat and SI Subramani, SHO Hutbay. The team successfully conducted the raid on the house of Sukhen Hajra, 68 yrs, R/o R K Pur, Hutbay and seized 3.096 kgs of Methamphetamine from his possession. 

Port Blair, Oct. 8: On 04/10/2020, a complaint was received at PS Pahargaon regarding theft of gold ornaments worth Rs. 2,19,000/- from Smti. Reeta Rani Dey, resident of Kamraj Nagar. Immediately, a case was registered at PS Pahargaon vide FIR No. 287/20 dtd 04/10/2020 U/s 457/380 IPC and several teams were constituted and search of suspects were started in nearby areas of the locality and a number of people were enquired to obtain leads. After strenuous interrogation of few suspects of the area and with the aid of technical surveillance, all the stolen gold ornaments were recovered and the accused involved in the crime Samir Mandal, (21) yrs, resident of Kamraj Nagar was arrested.

Port Blair, Oct. 8: On the occasion of launch of “Jan Aandolan Campaign” on COVID-19 by the Hon’ble Prime Minister, a pledge on Public Health Response to COVID-19 Campaign for COVID-Appropriate Behaviour was administered by the Director General of Police, A & N Islands to the senior officers and Police personnel at Police headquarters today 1120hrs. The pledge emphasized on the basic precautions related to COVID appropriate behavior during unlock especially on three key points- wearing mask properly, hand hygiene and maintaining social distancing. 

Port Blair, Oct. 8: The Andaman & Nicobar Command (ANC) celebrated its 20th Raising Day on 08th Oct 20. ANC was raised on 08th Oct 01 as the only Joint Services Command of our nation with the components of Army, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard. The Command paid homage to the martyrs on the occasion in a solemn wreath laying ceremony at Military Station, Birchgunj. On behalf of Lieutenant General Manoj Pande, AVSM, VSM, Commander-in-Chief, Andaman and Nicobar Command (CINCAN), Rear Admiral Suraj Berry, AVSM, NM, VSM, Chief of Staff (COS) laid the wreath at the memorial. A short military ceremony was conducted with restricted attendance in compliance with strict COVID precautions norms.

Port Blair, Oct. 8: The Director General of Police, Shri. Dependra Patak, IPS today inaugurated an elevator, wheel chair ramp, hand rail, tactile paving for vision impaired and disabled friendly washroom at Police Headquarters, Atlanta Point. The inauguration done in the presence of senior officers and other Police personnel.