Huge quantity of tobacco seized by cops

Port Blair
17 Apr 2017

Acting on tip off  received from a reliable source on April 4 at around 11.05 pm that one person namely S Simchalam was transporting huge quantity of banned tobacco products from Aberdeen Bazar to Dollygunj, a raiding team of police personnel comprising SI Dheeraj Kishen, Constable Bhaskar Rao, R.S. Rakesh and Vijay Ram immediately swung into action and nabbed the accused near Dollygunj and recovered 80 packets of tobacco from his possession.
Developing the intelligence input further, the team of police personnel further mounted surveillance around Dollygunj area expecting arrival of tobacco consignment by late night chartered flight of Kolkata-Port Blair sector. On April 14 at 0020 hrs a Maruti Omni Car was intercepted at Dollygunj and 60 packets of banned tobacco were recovered from the possession of driver Mushtaq Ali who had brought the contrabands from Kolkata.
The entire operation was conducted under the command of Inspector Sahil Shamsuddin, SHO Pahargaon under the direct supervision of Mr Nishant Gupta, DySP(South Andaman). The general public have been hereby requested to pass credible information regarding any anti-social activities noticed in their locality. Identity of the informer will be kept secret.