Port Blair, Sept 03: At around 7:30 PM of 02/09/2019, Inspr. Mahesh Kr. Yadav, SHO, PS CCS received phone call that some persons are gambling in Subash Nagar area of Shadipur. This was immediately brought in the knowledge of SP (CID), Ravi Kumar Singh, IPS, who without wasting the time formed a team under the command of Dy. SP (CID) Abhishek Gupta and send it to the spot. The team comprising of SI Bisavjeet Prasad, Head Constable V. Hentho, P. Mustafa, Constable Hari Krishna Yadav, P. K. Mondal and Home Guard B. Yogeshwar Rao raided the spot and found that 05 persons were gambling in the open. Seeing the team, they tried to run, but were overpowered by the team. All the 5 gamblers were apprehended and Rs. 10180/- in cash have been recovered from their possession. The gamblers were identified as 1) Sanjeet Das R/o Krishna Nagar, Shadipur, 2) Sumen Ghosh R/o Subash Nagar, Shadipur, 3) Ratan Bala R/o Machi Line, 4) Chandan Bala R/o Subash Nagar, Shadipur and 5) Sahadev Biswas R/o Nayagaon near Durga Mandir. The Police have registered a case under section 5/7 of Andaman and Nicobar gambling regulation 1951.
The Andaman & Nicobar Police is taking all possible steps in making these islands free from anti-social activity and keeping strict vigil over gamblers, smuggling and proliferation of narcotics substances in these Islands. General Public is requested to pass on credible information on narcotics substances, illegal sale of liquor, gambling or any illegal activity on the telephone numbers: 233307, 232586, 100, 9474233832 (SHO) & 8900910419 (Dy.SP CID). The identity of informer will be kept secret.