Recovery of ganja and tobacco products by N&M Andaman District Police

Port Blair, Dec.27: On 21.12.2016, during the disembarkation of passengers from M.V. Nicobar Ship which arrived at Mayabunder Jetty from Kolkata on its voyage to Port Blair, Police Teams of PS Mayabunder headed by SI Aditya Narayan, SHO PS Mayabunder and SP(D) N&M A Office headed by HC/D. Mani Kumar R to SP(D) N&MA under the supervision of Shri. Ingit Pratap Singh, Superintendent of Police N&M Andaman District were deployed for carrying out intensive checking of the baggage’s of the passengers and during checking the Police Teams recovered 1.5 Kgs of Tobacco leaves, 10 packets of Zarda (40 gms each), two tins of Zarda (50 gms each) and 10 bottles of quimam (50 gms each) which have been handed over to the Food Safety Officials who seized the same. During further checking 220 gms of illicit ganja has been recovered from the possession of one passenger namely Ravindra Nath Mondal (Shopkeeper) R/o Nimbutala. As such the aforesaid person has been arrested after observing all codal formalities and a case under appropriate sections of NDPS Act has been registered at PS Mayabunder and being investigated. Later the accused was released on bail.

Similarly, the Police Party of PS Kalighat headed by SI Rakesh Singh, SHO PS Kalighat succeeded in recovering 165 gms of illicit ganja from Ramnagar area from the possession of one Gokul Halder (33yrs) R/o Ramnagar, Kalighat, who has been arrested from the spot and a case under appropriate sections of NDPS Act has also been registered at PS Kalighat and being investigated. Later the accused was released on bail.

The general public is requested to pass information on illegal activities at telephone numbers 03192-273344, 03192-272243, 03192-274646. The name of the informer will be kept secret.

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