Navy apprehends 03 suspects with Kerala cannabis and Crystal Methamphetamine worth about Rs. 50 million in Velvettithurai
A special foot patrol conducted by the Navy in Velvettithurai area, Jaffna this morning (14th August 2021) led to the seizure of about 126kg of Kerala cannabis and over 02kg of the drug Crystal Methamphetamine known as ‘Ice’. Apart from these substances the Navy also managed to nab 03 suspects in connection to the incident and a cab used to transfer those items.
14 Aug 2021
Alertness of naval personnel saves a drowning woman
Responding swiftly to the plight of a woman who was at the risk of drowning in seas off Uswetakeiyawa, 04 naval personnel managed to rescue her from a watery grave in the morning hours on 09th August 2021.
10 Aug 2021
Kerala cannabis worth over Rs. 39 million with 02 suspects held up in Mannar
A special operation conducted in Illuppukadawai, Mannar in the wee hours today (10th August) led to the seizure of about 131kg and 725g of Kerala cannabis with 02 suspects and a truck used for the racket.
10 Aug 2021
Navy nabs person with explosives used for blast fishing
Sri Lanka Navy apprehended a person with commercial explosives devised for blast fishing, during a special operation conducted in Muthur, Trincomalee on 07th August 2021.
08 Aug 2021
Over 5300kg stock of dried turmeric smuggled by sea taken into custody
Sri Lanka Coast Guard (SLCG) seized an Indian dhow with over 5300kg of dried turmeric in seas off Chilaw Point yesterday (07th August 2021). The suspicious Indian dhow was in Sri Lankan waters, via the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL), when the seizure was made by the SLCG.
08 Aug 2021
Navy brings ashore ill fisherman for treatment
Sri Lanka Navy brought ashore an ill fisherman in high seas and rushed him to hospital for treatment last night (04th August 2021). The fisherman who was aboard a local fishing trawler, in seas about 71 nautical miles (about 131 km) off Galle Lighthouse, had suddenly fallen ill and was in need of medical attention.
05 Aug 2021
Navy takes hold of smuggled stock of sea cucumber worth over Rs. 16 million
A special operation conducted by Navy in the beach area of Keerimundalama, Kalpitiya today (04th August 2021) led to the apprehension of 07 suspects who were attempting to smuggle about 820kg of dried sea cucumber into the island by sea routes.
04 Aug 2021
89 persons held for engaging in illegal fishing practices
During operations conducted by the Eastern, Southeastern, Northwestern, Northern and North Central Naval Commands from 01st to 31st July 2021, the Navy managed to nab 89 individuals for engaging in illegal fishing. The operations also made way to seize 30 fishing boats and several other fishing accessories used for these illegal practices.
02 Aug 2021
Navy seizes over Rs. 32 million worth Kerala cannabis with 02 suspects in northern waters
A special operation carried out by the Navy in seas off from Thondamanaru to Mamunei in Jaffna on 31st July 2021 led to the seizure of about 109kg and 150g of Kerala cannabis along with 02 suspects and a dinghy used for the racket.
01 Aug 2021