Naval personnel attached to SLNS Gajaba located in Mannar belonging to the North Central Naval Command, in coordination with officials of Mannar Police, apprehended 4 persons who were transferring 4 kg of Kerala Cannabis in the general area of Mannanr yesterday (29). The apprehended persons along with cannabis were produced to Mannar Police for onward actions.
On the same day, another person was arrested in Hendiwaththa, Hungama area for keeping 2.5 kg of Kerala Cannabis. The arrest was made by the Police Special Task Force personnel of Suriyawewa based on information given by Coast Guard Personnel attached to Coast Guard Station Kirinda. The arrested person and the stock of cannabis were handed over to Hungama Police for further legal actions.