Banned tobacco products seized at Hut Bay

Port Blair
11 Jul 2017

A police team of PS Hut Bay headed by SI.Benedict, I/c PS Hut Bay recovered 800 Tins of Baghban Tobacco of 45 grams each in total 36 kg at 7 Km Netaji Nagar, Hut Bay from the possession of two persons namely R. Alaphonse S/o Shri, R. Rajendran (46) yrs R/o Prothrapur Port Blair and K. Balakrishnan S/o Late, Karuppain (45) yrs R/o R.B Nagar ward No.03 L/Andaman. On enquiry it revealed that the banned tobacco item was brought by TCI Prabhu cargo vessel.
The South Andaman Police remains committed in ensuring strict action against contraband substances and keeping these islands drug free.  The general public are requested to share information with Police so that anti-social elements are brought to justice and any information may be passed on 100 (PCR) or respective Police Station on 03192-232400 (PS Aberdeen), 03192-250525 (PS Pahargaon), 03192-232232 (PS Chatham), 03192-284208 (PS Hut Bay) and 03192-282405 (PS Havelock).