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Sri Lanka Navy Nabs 9 Personnel’s while Illegal Sand Mining
 

Having received a tip off to the Sri Lanka Navy, personnel attached to the special Boat Squadron of the Northern Naval Command and the Coast Guard Department, arrested 9 civilians and a tractor while engaging in illegal sand mining yesterday (07 August).

The suspects were arrested while transferring a cube of illegally mined sand in a tractor, alonh the Point Pedro – Manatkadu. The arrested 9 suspects, illegally mined sand and the tractor were handed over to the Point Pedro Police Station for further investigations.