PS Rangat Cracks Down on Illicit Bar Operation

Port Blair, May 03: On 02/05/2024, inputs regarding an illegal bar operation were gathered by the PS Rangat police personnel, and the same information was reported at PS Rangat. Upon receiving the information, SHO PS Rangat, along with a team consisting SI Abdul Sajid, PCs Hamza, Bashir and Suraj Mistry, immediately rushed to the bar in question, known as “Seashore Bar”. They discovered that the bar was already open before the authorized time of 11:00 AM and was serving alcohol to customers.

The bar manager, who was present at the counter, was questioned about the operating hours by showing him a copy of the bar license displayed at the bar. However, the manager was unable to provide any valid documents justifying the early opening. It was evident that the bar manager was in violation of the terms and conditions of the bar license.

Subsequently, the police seized the IMFL stock found at the counter, which included 160 Nos. IMFL & Beer bottles of different brands. Additionally, the bar’s two Godowns were also sealed after following all necessary procedures. Further, a case under the Excise Regulation was booked against Sanjay Kumar S/o Vasudevan Kurup (36) yrs R/o Padmanabhapuram Manager of “Seashore Bar”. The investigation of the case is under process.

The general public is requested to pass and share any credible information pertaining to any crime or illegal activities to their nearest Police Station or over phone No.100, 112 & 03192-273344. The identity of the informers will be kept secret and will also be suitably rewarded.

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