Coastguard personnel arrest a person with 10 kg of turtle meat

Coastguard personnel stationed at Chilaw with the assistance of the Wennappuwa Police arrested a person possessing 10 kilograms of turtle meat yesterday (14 August 2017) at Ulhitiyawa during a special search operation conducted based on naval intelligence.

The arrest was made while the suspect was attempting to sell the turtle meat in his possession. He was handed over to Wennappuwa Police along with the turtle meat for further investigation and legal action.