Police cracks ANIIDCO Wine Shop theft case, one held

Port Blair
27 Jun 2017

The South Andaman Police have cracked the sensational burglary case at ANIIDCO, Wine Shop Mohanpura. On  April 17 this year, on the complaint of K. Srinivas Rao, In-Charge ANIIDCO, Wine Shop, Mohanpura, a case vide Crime No. 172/2017 dtd.17-04-2017 U/s 457/380 IPC was registered at PS Aberdeen against unknown person. The complainant stated that on  April 16 at 8.00 pm  he closed the wine shop in proper manner and went home. On April 17 when he came and opened the shop, he noticed that a portion of the shop’s wall was broken and some of the IMFL cartons were stolen. On this he informed the matter to ANIIDCO and police, who immediately rushed to the spot and enquired thoroughly. They checked the stock and found that around  950 IMFL bottles were stolen by some unknown person in the intervening night by breaking the wall of the wine shop.
Upon this, the special team of PS Aberdeen consisting of SI M.V. Shiju Kumar, HC Vijay Shankar, HC V. Hentho, PC Abdul Rasheed, PC Ashok Kumar and PC Suresh under Insp. A. K. Singh, SHO PS Aberdeen under the supervision of  Dy.SP/SA Nishant Gupta put tremendous efforts by deploying their sources and technical surveillance to unearth the theft and ensured checking at JPP Jirkatang and in North & Middle Andaman.
The special team of PS Aberdeen was closely monitoring the movements of one suspect namely Maisaiah (36) years, resident of Sisty Nagar for many days and intercepted him who pleaded guilty during interrogation and revealed that on the intervening night of 16th and 17th April 2017, he broke the side wall of ANIIDCO wine Shop, Mohanpura and went away with the huge stolen IMFL. He also accepted that on 24th June he again went to the same shop with the intention of burglary but had to run away due to sighting by the neighbours.  The excise team of PS Aberdeen has recovered 50 Nos. bottles of IMFL from his possession, along with the instruments used for the burglary.
The burglary was unsolved for last 2 months and being monitored by Mr Atul Kumar Thakur, SP(D) South Andaman. The South Andaman Police has worked extremely hard in cracking the case by employing tremendous efforts.  The general public have been requested to share information with Police in full confidence so that such anti-social elements are booked under the law. They may pass such information to 03192-232100, 03192-232400 and  9434288763