Illicit ganja, handia seized by Police

Port Blair
9 Jul 2017

On July 4 a credible information was received at PS Havelock that one lady was selling illicit ganja in her house. Upon this a raiding team was constituted consisting of PC/1642 Rakesh Narayan, PC/430 Mani Kandan, LPC/2999 Molina, PC(D)/3062 Pankaj Rao & PC(D)/3035 Vallapa Rao under the supervision of Dy.SP ( Havelock) & SHO Havelock. The team immediately swung into action and raided the house of one Smt Manamothi Arindha. The raiding team recovered illicit ganja weighing 95 Grams which was seized under the cover of seizure memo. On enquiry the lady disclosed her name as Manamothi Arindha (70), resident of  Govind Nagar-3. The accused lady was booked u/s 20 (b) (ii) A of NDPS Act 1985.
Again on that day, SI Adi Murthy PS Havelock alongwith Police party consisting of PC/430 Mani Kandan & PC/2575 Ranjit Biswas while on excise duty at Govind Nagar-3, Havelock near fish market apprehended a person, Judan Arindha (57) a fisherman resident of  Govind Nagar – 3, Havelock  who was in possession of one plastic jerican containing 15 liters of illicit handia. The accused person was booked u/s 32 Reg.III of 1876.
The entire operation was conducted under the supervision of SI K. Ilangovan, SHO PS Havelock under the overall supervision of SDPO ( Havelock). The South Andaman Police is committed to ensure 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) and 03192-282405 (PS Havelock).