Naval personnel attend awareness programme on drug prevention in Colombo

Following an idea mooted by Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva, Sri Lanka Navy recently initiated a series of awareness programmes to educate naval personnel about the growing drug menace and prevention of drug abuse.

26 Feb 2019

Unauthorized fishing nets found in Batticaloa lagoon area

Naval troops attached to the Eastern Naval Command, during routine patrol carried out in the Batticaloa lagoon area, found a large number of unauthorized fishing nets today (26th February).

26 Feb 2019

Nine (09) Indian fishers apprehended for poaching in Sri Lankan waters

Nine (09) Indian fishermen who engaged in illegal fishing in Sri Lankan waters were apprehended by a Fast Gun Boat attached to the Northern Naval Command during a patrol in the Northern seas North West of Delft island, today (25th February).

25 Feb 2019

Navy recovers stock of explosives used for illegal fishing

Naval personnel attached to the North Central Naval Command in coordination with the Mannar Police recovered a stock of explosives concealed in bushes during a search conducted in the general area of South Bar, Mannar yesterday (24th February).

25 Feb 2019

Suspect nabbed with 144g of Kerala cannabis

A group of naval personnel attached to the Southern Naval Command in coordination with STF personnel of Pattiyapola, apprehended a suspect with 144g of Kerala cannabis during a raid carried out in Nakulugamuwa, today (24th February).

24 Feb 2019

Navy renders assistance for the conduct of Ironman 70.3

The Ironman 70.3, long-distance triathlon race flagged off at the Galle Face Green under the patronage of the Minister of Tourism Development, Wildlife & Christian Religious Affairs, Hon. John Amaratunga flanked by a host of state and private sector officials, today (24th February).

24 Feb 2019

Person nabbed with 60 turtle eggs

Following information provided by the Navy, officials attached to the Gandara Police Station arrested a person for possessing 60 turtle eggs, during a search conducted in Wellamadama area in Dondra yesterday (23rd February).

24 Feb 2019

Suspect nabbed with 2.1kg of Kerala cannabis

A group of naval personnel attached to the North Central Naval Command in coordination with Police Narcotics Bureau personnel of Mannar, apprehended a suspect with 2.1kg of Kerala cannabis during a raid carried out in Mannar, yesterday (23rd February).

24 Feb 2019

Suspect nabbed with stock of illegal cigarettes

A group of naval personnel attached to the Northwestern Naval Command in coordination with Police personnel of Kalpitiya nabbed a suspect with 800 illegal cigarettes, during a raid carried out at Basar Street in Kalpitiya yesterday (23rd February).

24 Feb 2019

Navy arrests 02 persons for engaging in illegal fishing

A group of naval personnel attached to the Northwestern Naval Command during a foot patrol conducted in Palliyawasalapadu area arrested 02 persons for towing a beach seine net by means of a tractor yesterday (22nd February).

23 Feb 2019