Baratang, Dec. 5: On 05/12/2023, during sea patrolling by the staffs of PS Baratang, it is found that some sawn timber was kept abandoned inside the Mangrove tree near Khadi Bashti. On this, Police party comprising SI Surjit Bhattacharjee, SHO PS Baratang, ASI K. Ram Babu, HC Christ Nichale, PCs M. Ashok Kumar, Dinesh Kumar, Ramesh and Anup reached the spot and on suspicion recovered 12 Pieces of sawn timber plank measuring 0.459 CBM and seized them under Indian Forest Act, 1927.

Port Blair, Dec. 5: A BJP Delegation led by Shri Sanjay Kumar Singh, State Vice President and Core Committee Member along with Shri M. Vinod, State Vice-President & State Prabhari-Media Cell, BJP and Shri S. Boominathan, District President, BJ Kisan Morcha met Shri Y. Satya Kumar, National Secretary and Prabhari, A&N BJP at his office, at Party Headquarters, New Delhi and discussed about various issues pertaining to the Islands.

Port Blair, Dec. 5: In continuation to the arrest made in 32.83 grams of Methamphetamine seized on 29/11/2023, one more accused namely Kuldeep Singh S/o Late Satpal Singh (27) yrs. R/o Goalghar has been arrested on 04/12/2023 under NDPS Act 1985 after getting sufficient evidence.

From his interrogation, it has been cleared that he used to consume drugs as well as to sell it at lucrative prices to the youths. Today was produced before the Court and his Police Custody remand has been obtained for sustained interrogation to unearth the source and further involvement of other persons.

Port Blair, Dec. 5: On 04/12/2023, acting on a specific intelligence input received from reliable source, a Police team comprising of Inspector Vishal Ram, SHO PS Central Crime Station, SI Parvash, Head Constable Sanjit Madhu & Sanjay Kujur and Constables N. Thangaraj & K. Rajendran of PS CCS conducted raid at Hotel ACC, Mohanpura and seized 7.246 Kgs of Ganja from the possession of Animesh Ezzedder, R/o Nabagram, Kalighat and Bacha Das R/o Subhash Gram, Diglipur who were staying in a private hotel in Mohanpura. They were arrested on the spot following due procedure.

Port Blair, Dec. 5: The Andaman Nicobar Territorial Congress Committee President, Shri Rangalal Halder, has formally submitted a request to the Secretary-cum-Director, State Transport Service (STS) addressing the pressing issue faced by candidates appearing for the Forest Mazdoor Recruitment 2023.