Illicit liquor seized from jungles of Memyo, one held

Port Blair
12 Jan 2018

As part of its efforts to curb the menace of liquor and eradicate illegal trade of illicit liquor and IMFL, the South Andaman Police developed intelligence that some persons are involved in distilling illicit liquor in the jungles of Memyo. On Jan 8 at around 5 am, the police party of PS Humfrygunj comprising of SI G.N Murthy, PC/ 1876 Mintu Kumar Dey, PC/175 S.S.Yadav, PC/1184 G.Shiva and HG(D)/44 Praffula Ojha reached Memyo Jungle and conducted search in the Jungle area and apprehended a person namely V. Subbaiah, R/o Memyo who was involved in distillation of Illicit liquor. One Plastic Jericane containing Illicit liquor and other Bhatti Articles were recovered.  A case vide Crime No.04/2018 dated 08/01/2018 U/s 32 Reg. III of 1876 has been registered at Police Station Humfrigunj. The whole operation was conducted under the supervision of Insp. K. Binoj, SHO PS Humfrigunj. The general public have been requested to pass on any such information of all illegal activities in the area in South Andaman District to the Police on Phone No.100, 03192-287590, 03192-258019.