22November2018

Andaman Chronicle

The Daily Diary of the Islands

Two More Persons Arrested For Poaching In Jarawa Area

Port Blair, Oct. 8: A& N Police have arrested two more persons on Tuesday in connection with poaching in Jarawa area in Kadamtala, bringing the total to five (5) such accused in last two days.  Swapan Biswas (25) and Suresh Xaxa (26) were absconding from Kadamtala since the registration of case against them on Saturday (05/10/2013). They were apprehended from Mayabunder area by a Police team led by SHO PS Kadamtala.

The accused persons have been booked in Crime no. 31/13, dated 05/10/13, u/s 7/8/ (2) (5) (6) of PAT Regulation, 1956 which prescribes stringent punishment of imprisonment upto 7 years. They will be produced in Court on Wednesday. Further investigation is on.