Over 200kg of Kerala cannabis seized with Navy’s assistance

Sri Lanka Navy and Police managed to seize over 200kg stock of Kerala cannabis, during a special operation conducted in Oluthuduwai, Mannar today (18th October 2020).

Accordingly, the North Central Naval Command together with the Police Division Vice Branch, Mannar seized 200kg and 825g of Kerala cannabis, during this special operation carried out in Mannar. The stock of Kerala cannabis smuggled by sea with the intention of distribution, had been found at the beach area of Oluthuduwai and it has been in 94 packages stuffed in 10 Polythene sacks.

The stock of Kerala cannabis seized adhering to the prevention guidelines for COVID – 19, was handed over to the Mannar Police for onward investigation. Meanwhile, the Navy and Police are conducting further operations in search of the suspects involved in this racketeering.