Navy apprehends 156 kg of Kerala Cannabis

Naval personnel who were on duty at the Radar Station at SLNS Therapuththa in Silawathurai belonging to the North Western Naval Command, detected a suspicious craft in the seas off Arippu yesterday (22). During the search carried out in the beach area of Arippu, following the detection, naval personnel managed to recover 156.5 kg of Kerala Cannabis abandoned in the Arippu Beach. Subsequently the haul of cannabis was handed over to Narcotic Division Mannar for onward legal action.