Navy seizes about 1672kg of smuggled dried turmeric in separate operations
Special operations conducted by the Navy at Deduru Oya estuary of Karukapane in Chilaw and Erukkulampiddi beach area in Mannar on 08th October 2021 made way to take hold of about 1672kg of dried turmeric attempted to be smuggled in.
09 Oct 2021
Navy gets hold of about 1954kg of smuggled dried turmeric during special operations
Special operations conducted by the Navy in northwestern seas, Kiranchi beach area in Kilinochchi and Udayirputi Island in Kalpitiya, led to the recovery of about 1954kg of smuggled dried turmeric, on 06th and 07th October 2021.
07 Oct 2021
Ninety six (96) individuals held for engaging in illegal fishing
Sri Lanka Navy held ninety six (96) individuals for engaging in illegal fishing, during operations conducted in the in Eastern, Southeastern and North Central Naval Commands from 01st to 30th September 2021. These operations also made way to seize 28 fishing vessels and several other fishing accessories used for the illegal practices.
06 Oct 2021
Navy nets in over 2344kg of smuggled dried turmeric
Sri Lanka Navy took hold of about 2344kg of smuggled dried turmeric (with wet weight), during special operations mounted in north-western seas and beach area of Marathandikuda, on 05th and 06th October 2021. The operations also led to the apprehension of 02 suspects involved in these illegal activities.
06 Oct 2021
Navy takes hold of a stock of Kerala cannabis in Mannar
A special operation conducted by Sri Lanka Navy at Narivilakulam beach in Mannar on 04th October 2021 led to the seizure of about 45kg and 100g of Kerala cannabis (with wet weight), left behind by smugglers afraid of naval operations.
05 Oct 2021
Navy nabs a suspect with 1064kg of smuggled dried turmeric in Norochcholai
Sri Lanka Navy seized about 1064kg of smuggled dried turmeric, hidden in a fishing hut, during a special operation conducted at the beach of Norochcholai today (04th October 2021). The operation also led to the apprehension of a suspect from the location.
04 Oct 2021
Navy takes hold of over 1334kg of smuggled dried turmeric in separate operations
Sri Lanka Navy seized another 02 consignments of smuggled dried turmeric weighing over 1334kg, during special operations carried out in seas off the Gurunagar, Jaffna and in the beach area of Kudawa, Kalpitiya this morning (02nd October 2021). The operations also made way to the apprehension of 03 suspects involved in those rackets.
02 Oct 2021
Navy nabs 02 suspects with Crystal Methamphetamine worth over Rs. 79 million
The Navy arrested 02 suspects with about 09kg and 920g of Crystal Methamphetamine known as ‘Ice’, and a truck during a special operation conducted in Murunkan, Mannar in the dark hours on 01st October 2021.
02 Oct 2021
Naval operations in coastal waters around the island net in 4940kg of smuggled dried turmeric with 11 suspects
Special operations carried out by the Navy in Karukapane of Chilaw, Negombo and on Analathivu Island, Jaffna today (01st October 2021) as well as in Chavakachcheri, Jaffna on the night of 30th September led to the seizure of over 4940kg of dried turmeric and more than 1111kg of Kendu leaves with 11 suspects involved in those rackets.
01 Oct 2021
Navy brings ashore a fisherman injured at sea
Sri Lanka Navy rendered assistance to bring ashore a fishermen injured at sea and transferred him to hospital for treatment at the night of 26th September 2021. The fisherman was injured following an accident mid sea, while aboard a local fishing vessel about 30 nautical miles (approx. 55km) off Trincomalee.
27 Sep 2021