Report by: 
Port Blair
19 Jun 2017

Health worker booked for assaulting cop

Pahargaon Police have booked a staff of the Directorate of Health Services for allegedly assaulting and deterring a government employee from discharging his duties. Head Constable A Shaukat Ali was on day duty at the police station when at around 5 pm on Monday, he received a call from a Sub Inspector deployed on challan duty, who apprehended a person for drunken driver. Shaukat Ali reached the spot near Jodakalan to take the drunken driver to PHC Garacharma when the accused, A Abdul Salam, 51, an employee of the Health Department allegedly abused the cops and attacked Shaukat Ali. He was detained for the night at the Police Station and a case under section 353/341/188/186 IPC has been registered at PS Pahargaon.

Contraband tobacco seized

Chatham Police on Monday seized 100 packets of banned Zarda from Haddo wharf. Acting on a tip off, the Police team raided the wharf and seized 4 kg of the contraband from the possession of one Nasir Hussain, 35 year old, resident of Phongy Chaung.  A case under relevant section of law has been registered.