Contraband tobacco seized by PS CCS & CID

Port Blair
29 Nov 2017

Acting on a tip-off that prohibited materials in a huge quantity are being brought in a Banglore to Port Blair GoAir flight on  November 26, a team comprising ASI Jarumba, HC/A. K. Singh, PCs P. K. Mondal, Hari Krishna Yadav of PS Central Crime Station and HC/Ajay Kumar and PC/ArunXaxa of Special Branch (CID) rushed to VS International Airport and laid a trap. The raiding team recovered 1800 pouches each containing 40 grams of Bagban Zarda (chewing tobacco) from the possession of three persons namely T. Thilakar, son of Thiyagarajan, resident of 7/14 Seetharam Nagar, 5th Street, 2nd Cross Street, Kodunagaiyur, Kodunagaiyur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, P. Nagarajan, son of Pachatcharam, resident of 119/145 TH Road, Kodunagaiyur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu and N. Radha, wife of Nagaraj, resident of 1/47, Kaveri Salai, Kodunagaiyur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The recovered contraband tobacco was handed over to Food Safety Officer who seized and took into custody of all the contraband items and the accused. The entire operation was carried out under the overall supervision of Mr. B. Saigal, Dy. SP (CID).