Navy assists to nab a person who possessed conch shells illegally

On information given by SL Navy, Police STF at Panwava, arrested a person with a haul of conch shells weighing about 6 kg at Barracks Street area in Hambantota, today (8 February). It is suspected that these conch shells were set for sale.

The suspect is a 56 years old resident of Hambatota area. The suspect along with the conch shells was handed over to Wildlife Office for further investigation.