Navy apprehends three persons with 07kg of Gold

Three persons while smuggling 7kg of gold were apprehended during a patrol carried out by a group of naval personnel attached to SLNS Vijaya and naval personnel attached to Cedric boats and inshore patrol craft (IPC) in the North western Naval Command at the Ippanthivu and Kimbulbokka sea area yesterday (03rd November). The dinghy used for the smuggling attempt was also taken into naval custody.

Apprehended suspects have been identified as residents of Kalpitiya. The apprehended suspects, gold, dinghy and other items were handed over to the Custom preventive office at port of Colombo for onward action.