Shattering Illicit Menace: PS Billiground & PS Baratang’s Swift Actions Destroy Illicit Lehan & Seized Illicit Handia

 Port Blair, Apr 02: In a swift and efficient operation carried out on 01/04/2024, the Billiground Police successfully confiscated a significant quantity of illicit liquor at the dense forest of Curtbet Bay. Acting promptly on a tip, SI M.V Shiju Kumar, SHO, PS Billiground formed a specialized team consisting of SI Indrajit, ASI Muchray Munday, PCs Sujan, Shelvam, Anurudra Mondal and Mohd. Mustafa. The proactive team successfully seized a significant quantity of 400 liters of Lehan, along with 02 Nos. iron drum, 04 Nos. plastic jerrican, other 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 Baratang team consisting of ASI Ram Babu, PCs Ramesh and Heena Hanif led by SI Surjit Bhattacharya, SHO, PS Baratang conducted a raid near Primary School Kattan, Baratang and successfully seized 40 Kgs of illicit Handia from the possession of Magrita Tigga W/o Late Prakash Beck (46) yrs, Private Worker R/o Rajatgarh, Baratang. 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 Mr. 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.

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