Report by: 
Port Blair
26 Feb 2017

Robbery at Power Office

Burglars decamped with computer items from the office of the Assistant Engineer (HQ), Sub Division No. 2 here on the 22nd of this month. In the statement to the police, the Assistant Engineer, Mr Jalaj Ghosh stated that one plank from the ceiling of the office building was found open and some parts of the Central Processing Unit (CPU) of the office computer was found missing. A case under section 457/380 IPC has been registered at PS Aberdeen.

86 yr old commits suicide

An 86 year old resident of Roglachang, Baratang in Middle Andaman committed suicide by setting himself on fire on Feb 24. In the statement to the police, Suddu Uraon, a private worker said that his father Soma Uraon was under depression due to mental illness for the past few months. At around 11 pm on Feb 24, his daughter noticed her grandfather in flames. He was rushed to the nearest Health Centre where doctors declared him brought dead. A case of accidental death has been registered.