Contraband tobacco products seized

Port Blair
5 Sep 2017

During surprise checks on vehicles at Jirktang No. 2,a police team of Bamboo Flat, comprising Sub Inspector Sudip Goldar, Sub Inspector Sreenivasan, HC Samson, HC Benjamin, PC Sanjay, recovered 450 pouches of contraband tobacco from the possession of various persons in between  August 14 to 31. Similarly on August 19 SI, V.Satyawati, HC Madhav Rao, PC Paul Christopher, PC Manjula Wagh, PC Sebastin conducted raids at various shops in Wimberlygunj area and recovered 97 pouches of contraband tobacco from various shopkeepers. The recovered contraband tobacco was handed over to Food Safety Officer, Port Blair for necessary action.
The South Andaman police are committed to ensure strict action against contraband substances. The general public have been requested to share information to police, so that anti-social elements are dealt with according the relevant law. Any information may be passed to:- 100 (PCR), 258411 (PS Bamboo Flat) 255227 (OP Wimberlygunj) 281550 (JPP Jirkatang).