Navy assists to apprehend suspect with Kerala cannabis

A person possessed Kerala cannabis, was apprehend during an operation carried out by the Navy in coordination with Police STF, in Kudawella fisheries harbour, on 22nd July 2020.

SL Navy is continuing its operations frequently to prevent illegal drug smuggling in the country. Accordingly, such an operation was conducted by Navy in coordination with Police STF-Pattipola, in Kudawella fisheries harbour premises. During the operation, about 100g of Kerala cannabis and a mini scale were found. The suspicious person along with the amount of Kerala cannabis and mini scale were taken into custody.

The suspect is a resident of Thissamaharama area, aged 29. Recovered Kerala cannabis, mini scale and the suspect were handed over to Tangalle Police for onward investigation.