14November2018

Andaman Chronicle

The Daily Diary of the Islands

7 Arrested for Gambling at Manpur

Port Blair, Oct. 15: On 13th Oct. 2012 at 2100 Hrs, based on a credible information about gambling at Manpur village, a team of Police personnel led by SI VP Mishra conducted raid at Manpur and nabbed 7 persons involved in the act at Community Hall, Manpur. An amount of Rs. 16,830/- was recovered as board money and all 7 accused namely Jiten Madhu, K. Nagappan, K. Muruganathan, Bawra Nag, Dijen Biswas, Mukundo  Mondal and S. Chakraborty were arrested for violation of A&N Gambling Reg-1956. The police team comprised of Police Constable KA Siddique & Peter and Home Guard Swaroop and Abdul Majeed. The entire operation was conducted under the direct guidance of SI Sahil Shamsiddin, SHO PS Ograbraj under the overall supervision of Shri T. Sebasteen, Dy SP (MA).

The general public is highly solicited to pass on information regarding gambling, illicit alcohol brewing & sale and other illegal activities going on in their locality to the police on following telephone nos. 9434289981, 258019, 224934 and 100. The identity of the informer will be kept secret, assured the SP, South Andaman District.