Andaman tighten noose around drug peddlers
Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Andaman tighten noose around drug peddlers

Agency News

Port Blair, May 17 : Once again South Andaman Police has registered a case of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act 1985 and arrested two persons and made recovery of 2.8 Kg of illicit Ganja.
“On 16.05.2019, on receipt of credible information, a raiding team of Aberdeen Police Station conducted raids near Airport and at Private Bus Stand, Aberdeen Bazaar area and recovered 2.8 Kgs of ganja from the possession of two persons namely Tushar Biswas and Birendra Nath
Sardar both residents of Prem Nagar area of Port Blair city,” the Superintendent of Police South Andaman Mr. Deepak Yadav, informed media.
Meanwhile, considering the growing case of Ganja in Andaman and Nicobar Islands a panel discussion on Ganja menace was organised yesterday at the conference room of Secretariat of A & N Administration.
During the panel discussion, various prominent citizens, NGO workers,government department had a brainstorming session on measure to curb the Ganja menace in Andaman.
The meeting was led by the Secretary of Social Welfare Department, Mrs. Neha Bansal and Mr. Deepak Yadav, Superintendent of Police South Andaman.
Meanwhile, several NGOs working in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Panchayati Raj Members and Political leaders have raised strong voice against the growing supply of Ganja in Andaman and Nicobar Islands and impact of the same among the youths of these Islands.