Port Blair, Sep 03: The dedicated staff of PS Swaraj Dweep successfully solved a blind murder case within 48 hours. This extraordinary achievement underscores the dedication and competence of Andaman & Nicobar Police.
On 31/08/2023, a gruesome murder case came to light when the lifeless body of victim named Laxman Roy, 42 years, Pvt Worker; R/O Govind Nagar Swaraj Dweep was discovered buried in the sand on Radhanagar beach. The circumstances surrounding the murder were shrouded in mystery, with no immediate leads or clues of the perpetrators. Immediately, a FIR was registered at PS Swaraj Dweep and a police team composed of Inspector N. Zainuddin, SHO PS Swaraj Dweep, SI Sumit Singh, Head Constable Jerome Edward, Police Constables Suraj Kumar, AP Mohd. Asif, Sujoy Mazumder, Mohd. Sharif, Rohit Khatkar, Abdul Basheer, Gurjeet Singh, Aurangzeb Ahmed, G. Dev Raju, Sandeep Tiwari, IRBn Constables Shankar Rao, G. Tarkesh, Police Drivers Nishal Ruben Ekka, Sandeep Kumar was constituted to investigate the case.
Working professionally, the team analyzed multiple CCTV camera footage and conducted a local enquiry to trace out the accused persons. The relentless determination of the team soon turned the tide and finally led to apprehension of three accused persons namely
1. Shiva Toppo S/o Sukru Toppo, Age- 18yrs R/o Betapur, North & Middle Andaman presently working at a Dive Centre at Swaraj Dweep,
2. Surju Pahan S/o Pandu Pahan, Age- 21yrs, R/o Jharkhand, presently working at a Resort at Swaraj Dweep & a Juvenile in conflict with Law. Further investigation of the case is under progress.
The entire investigation was carried out under the direct supervision of Mr. Manasvi Vashishta, DANIPS, SDPO Swaraj Dweep and under the overall supervision of Mr. Kalaivanan R., IPS, Superintendent of Police South Andaman District.
The general public is 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.