KNIFE ATTACK: Accused arrested

Report by: 
ASHIM
RANGAT
18 Feb 2019

Police have arrested the man Kashob who allegedly attacked an innocent person with a knife at the Bakultala Subash Mala recently and fled away from the spot. Mr. Erick John Minj, Hawaldar and Police Constable Pobitro Shikari, PS Rangat arrested the attacker from Port Blair and took him to Rangat. Kashob stabbed Mahavir Bahadur who along with his daughter-in-law was witnessing the Subash mela at Bakultala.
While Mahavir and his daughter-in-law was witnessing the mela, Kashob passed some indecent comments against them. This led to an alternation between the two, resulting in Kashob attacking Mahavir with a knife and fleeing the spot. A man haunt to catch the accused was launched in the entire North & Middle Andaman and finally on a tip off that he is hiding in Port Blair, the Rangat Police in coordination of the South Andaman Police caught him. He was taken to Bakultala and handed over to the Rangt Police for further legal action. The residents of Middle Andaman have appreciated the prompt action of the Police.