Special drive against bootleggers, 119 liters liquor seized, 8 held

Port Blair
4 May 2017

Observing zero tolerance towards the menace of distillation of  illicit liquor and illegal sale of IMFL in South Andaman jurisdiction, a team of  Police Station Pahargaon comprising SI Silpi Singha, head constable P.Babu Rao, constables Bhasker Rao, RS Rakesh, RK Paul, Chiranjeev Rao, Sameer Minj and Vijay Ram conducted raids at several places at Attam Pahad, Dolly Gunj and Brookshabad area and recovered 119 liters of country made liquor along with eight bottles of IMFL. Cases of violation of Excise regulation were registered at PS Pahargaon and accused  namely Vijay Lall, Prem Sheel Devi,  Shukra all residents of Brookshabad and  Charka Mahato, Aqkli Devi, MK Moorthy,  John Gudai and  K.Venkatesh - all residents of Dollygunj/ Attam Pahad were arrested on the spot.
The entire operation was done under the command of Inspr. Sahil Shamsuddin, SHO Pahargaon under the overall supervision of  Shri. Nishant Gupta, DySP South Andaman.
The general public are  requested to keep surveillance over the movements of  newcomers/strangers in their respective locality and pass on information pertaining to such illegal activities by unscrupulous and anti-social elements on the following telephone numbers 233077, 232405, 232400, 250525, 232232 & 100. The identity of the informer will be kept secret.