Port Blair, May 13: N&MA district police is going hard on bootleggers and supply chain of illicit liquor. With the ANIIDCO wine shops closed, it was expected that some people would try to take advantage of the situation. Hence, close watch is being kept on the known bootleggers and history sheeters. Raids are being conducted on any information regarding illegal sale or possession of illicit liquor.
On 12th May, the team of police station Rangat recovered 125 bottles of IMFL of various quantities in one such raid. A case was registered under appropriate sections of law and further investigation is in progress.
Team of police station Billiground also conducted a search operation in the jungle area near Badamnallah and destroyed six barrels full of material kept in jungle for fermentation. The police officials said that such search operations will continue in the coming days also