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SP N&M Inspects Disaster Preparedness at Narcondum

Port Bair, May 19: In view of the recent security scenario and to review disaster preparedness in these Islands, ShriVichitra Veer, IPS, Superintendent of Police, North & Middle Andaman District visited Narcondum Island alongwithShriSukant S. Ballabh, DANIPS, SDPO Diglipur and Indian Coast Guard officials on 15/05/2019. During the visit Superintendent of Police, N&MA District reviewed the disaster preparedness of the Island and interacted with with the guard personnel of A&N Police. 

In the interaction with staff, the Superintendent of Police sensitized the staff about the role of police to ensure the security of the Islands and to check any illegal intrusion. The Superintendent of Police also appreciated the courage and resilience by Police personnel in performing their duties at these isolated Islands.

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Illicit Liquor Distillation Unit Busted By Diglipur Police

Port Blair, May 19: North & Middle Andaman District Police is committed to eradicate the menace of sale & distillation of spurious liquor in their jurisdiction area. To prove their commitment and dedication, special team of Police and IRBn personnel of PS Diglipur Comprising Constable Sushil Sarkar, Bijou Das, Sujay Gharami, Vijay Soreng, Rajesh, Sunit Kishore Lakra and Seemachalam conducted exhaustive search in and around Shibpur, Kalipur and Durgapur jungles. During search, an active distillation unit was busted inside Shibpur jungle where 20 liters of fermented wash, 2 No.s containers, 1 No. large pan, 1 No. large spoon and other articles used in distillation was recovered.

The search operation was conducted under the directions of Inspector Sahil Shamsuddin, SHO PS Diglipur under the close supervision of Shri Sukanth S Ballabh, Sub-Divisional Police Officer. 

Due to sustained and continuous efforts of District Police the menace of illicit distillation is nearly extinct in entire North & Middle Andaman District. Therefore the general public is requested that any information related to any crime or illegal activities may please be intimated to the following phone numbers SDPO Diglipur (03192-272243), SDPO (Rangat) (03192-274646) or in any nearest Police Station or to the Police Control Room (100).

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One Arrested for Cultivating Cannabis

Port Blair, May 19: South Andaman Police has registered a case of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act 1985 and arrested one person and made recovery of 04 cannabis plants weighing 20 grams.

On 17.05.2019, on receipt of credible information, a raiding team under the guidance of SHO Hutbay, SI V.P Mishra comprising ASI S.N Rathore, HC Mohan and PCs Ali, M.K Dey and Anirudh conducted raid at V.K Pur and recovered 04 cannabis plants weighing 20 grams from arecanut plantation of the accused person namely Sunil Baroi S/o Akhai Baroi age 69 years R/o Hutbay. 

The entire operation took place under the close supervision of SDPO Swaraj Dweep Shri Prashant Choudhary under the guidance of Shri. Deepak Yadav, IPS, Superintendent of Police, South Andaman District. The public is requested to share information with Police at 112, 03192-232100 and 03192-232400. The identity of the informant will be kept secret.

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