Gambling dens busted, 14 challaned

Port Blair
13 Nov 2018

Maintaining zero tolerence against illegal activities, the staff of PS CCS comprising SI Abdul Nazir, SI T. Dilla Rao, SI V. Siva Kumar, HCs A. K. Singh, K. J. Raffi, Lokeswar Rao, PCs Samresh Mistry, Hari Krishna Yadav, Rajesh, HGs B. Yogeswar Rao & Rakesh Kerketta under the supervision of Inspr. P. K. Abdul Arif, SHO, PS CCS conducted a raid at Garacharma near Sultan Bakery recently and apprehended six gamblers namely Bisu Mondal, R/o Garacharma, Khoken Das, R/o Kalighat, Utpal Bahadur R/o Habdypur, Ferrar Gunj, Suresh Mondal, R/o Bhatu Basti, Kartick Halder R/o Bhatu Basti and Sumanto Ghosh, R/o Garacharma who were involved in gambling. An amount Rs, 28,130/- including stake money and personal search money were recovered from their possession. All the accused were challaned under the Andaman & Nicobar Gambling Regulation.
Similarly, acting on a specific information received from reliable sources, the team of PS CCS conducted a raid at Buniyadabad near PBMC Multipurpose Hall on Nov 3 midnight and apprehended eight gamblers namely R. Shekhar, C. Ravi, N. Suresh, Nishar Ahmed all R/o Buniyadabad, Rohit Kumar R/o Prem Nagar near Ayush Hospital, P. Selvendran R/o Garacharma, Durga Rao R/o Bhatu Basti behind Agency House and Bala R/o Rajiv Gandhi Nagar who were also involved in gambling. An amount Rs. 38,860/- including stake money & personal search money has been recovered. They were challaned under the Andaman & Nicobar Gambling Regulation. The raids were conducted under the close supervision of Mr R. K. Sharma, Dy. SP (CID).
The general public have been requested to inform about any credible information pertaining to gambling, illegal sale or possession of liquor/drugs or any other illegal activity on the following telephone numbers- 233307, 9434270185, 9474228912, 232586 and 100. The identity of the informer will be kept secret.