Port Blair, Feb 08: Continuing its zero tolerance against the illegal trade of narcotic drugs in South Andaman District, the team of Police Station Chatham apprehended two drug peddlers and seized a total 1.510 kgs of “Ganja” from them.
On 05/02/2021, acting on a credible information about two persons who might be in possession of contraband (Ganja) and will try to sell it to customers near new Vehicle Ferry Jetty, Chatham, a team was constituted comprising SI Shubham Ghosh, HC/Ajit Pandey, PC/N. C. Roy, PC/Bipul Halder, PC/Rakesh Narayan, PC/Rosha and HG(R)/C. Selva Raj under SI Gaurav Banerjee, SHO PS Chatham sent to the spot. The team then successfully arrested two persons namely (1) Naveen Ilavarsan S/o Late. Nedunchezhiyan (25) Yrs and (2) Mathiraja S/o Late Muthuramalingam (23) Yrs, both R/o Anarkali and recovered 1.205 Kgs of Ganja from their possession. On their disclosure, some more (305 gms) of the contraband was recovered from their boat, M.L. Seven Star, which they had stationed at Junglighat Jetty. A case under NDPS Act, 1985 was registered against the two accused persons and investigation of the case is under progress.
The entire raid took place under the supervision of Shri Narra Chaitanya, IPS, SDPO South Andaman. The general public is once again requested to share information pertaining to any crime or other illegal activities to police at 112, 03192-232100 & 03192-233077. The identity of the informant will be kept secret.