Navy arrest two persons with 7,500 Non-electric Detonators
 


On receipt of intelligence, naval personnel attached to SLNS Gajaba in Mannar belonging to the North Central Naval Command arrested two persons with 7,500 Non-electric Detonators concealed in 100 packages in general area Palleimunai Mannar yesterday (27). The Navy suspects that, these detonators which are also used for illegal fishing activities other than it’s general use, had been transferred from India to the country.

The arrested suspects and the stock of detonators were handed over to the Mannar Police for onward action.