Navy takes hold of about 670kg of smuggled dried turmeric and 03 suspects in Puttalam
A special operation carried out by the Navy at Serakkuliya beach in Puttalam on 06th March 2021 led to the seizure of about 670kg of dried turmeric attempted to be smuggled into the country and apprehension of 03 suspects involved in the racketeering.
08 Mar 2021
Navy seizes 2217kg of dried turmeric suspected to be smuggled via sea
Special operations conducted by the Navy in Manalkulam area, Silawathura on 04th March 2021 and in Pulachchanai, Norochcholai in the wee hours today (05th March) led to the seizure of 2217kg of dried turmeric suspected to be smuggled via sea and apprehension of 07 suspects.
05 Mar 2021
Navy nabs 04 suspects while smuggling Crystal Methamphetamine worth about Rs. 6 million
The Navy managed to nab 04 suspects who attempted to smuggle about 01kg and 21mg of Crystal Methamphetamine (Ice) via sea into the island, during a special operation carried out in the beach area of Urumalai, Talaimannar on 03rd March 2021.
04 Mar 2021
Navy assists recovery of over 18kg of Kerala cannabis in Urumalai
A special operation conducted by the Navy in Urumalai area, Talaimannar made way to the recovery of over 18kg of Kerala cannabis on 01st March 2021.
02 Mar 2021
Navy rescues fishermen aboard stranded dinghy at sea
Sri Lanka Navy, with the facilitation of Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC Colombo) stationed at Navy Headquarters, leapt into action today (27th February 2021) to rescue 02 fishermen aboard a dinghy that was swept away to the Indian waters. The dinghy that had ventured out for fishing practice from South Bar, Mannar was in distress due to a technical failure.
27 Feb 2021
Navy assists apprehension of suspect with commercial explosives in Kinniya
The Navy and Police managed to apprehend a suspect (01) with commercial explosives known to be water gel and safety fuses, during a coordinated operation carried out in Kinniya, Trincomalee on 24th February 2021.
25 Feb 2021
Navy seizes over 02kg of Kerala cannabis and more than 400kg of dried turmeric attempted to be smuggled via sea
Naval operations conducted in Karsal, Mannar and seas off Thaulpadu, Mannar on 16th February 2021, led to the arrest of a suspect with over 02kg of Kerala cannabis and apprehension of 02 suspects attempting to smuggle over 400kg of dried turmeric into the island via sea.
18 Feb 2021
Navy nabs 03 suspects with over 16kg of Kerala cannabis
The Navy managed to apprehend 03 suspects with over 16kg of Kerala cannabis during special operations conducted in Uduththurei, Jaffna and Uppukulam, Mannar on 15th February 2021.
16 Feb 2021
Navy apprehends 179 persons for engaging in illegal fishing
Naval operations carried out from 01st January to 15th February 2021 in Western, Eastern, Northern, Northwestern, North Central and Southern, Naval Commands, led to the apprehension of 179 persons along with 42 fishing boats, a lorry, a three-wheeler and fishing accessories, for engaging in illegal fishing.
15 Feb 2021
Navy finds over 67kg of Kerala cannabis hidden in shrubs close to Manthai beach
The Navy managed to recover about 67kg and 500g of Kerala cannabis, during a special operation conducted in Manthai area, Mannar on 29th January 2021.
30 Jan 2021