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88 kg. sea cucumber seized by A&N Police

Port Blair ,

  On a tip-off, SHO P.S. Bambooflat alongwith police party intercepted a jeep bearing Regn. No. AN-01-D-8030 at Kadakachang junction yesterday and on search found 02 sacks containing sea cucumber weighing around 88 Kgs., which were kept beneath coconut sacks. The banned wildlife articles along with the jeep were seized on the spot. In this connection four persons namely Jagdish Mallick, 44,  Rajiv Dutta, 31, Bappa Bhakta, 28 and Vivek Halder, all R/o Shoal Bay-19 & 15 involved in the transportation of wildlife articles were handed over to the forest Range officials, Mannarghat alongwith seized articles, for further course of legal action.
Meanwhile, general public have been requested to pass any credible information on any illegal activity on the telephone numbers: 233077, 258411, 100, 9434288536. The informer will be suitably rewarded and his/her identity will be kept secret, a communication from the SP, South Andaman said.