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04 Apr 2015

SLN arrests 37 Indian fishermen poaching in Sri Lankan waters
 

Sri Lanka Navy arrested 37 Indian fishermen along with 05 Indian fishing trawlers poaching in Sri Lankan waters north of Point Pedro on 03rd April 2015.

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26 Mar 2015

Naval personnel recover 65.5 kilograms of cannabis
 

On receipt of information, naval personnel attached to the Northern Naval Command recovered 65.5 kilograms of cannabis (Kerala Ganja) concealed under a scrub in the Senthamkulam area in Jaffna on 25th March 2015.

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25 Mar 2015

Sri Lanka Navy assists repatriation of 54 Indian fishermen
 

Sri Lanka Navy assisted the repatriation of 54 Indian fishermen released from Sri Lankan custody by providing them with safe passage onboard Sri Lanka Navy patrol craft Rathnadeepa attached to the Northern Naval Command and Sri Lanka Coast Guard vessel CG 47 on 25th March 2015.

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25 Mar 2015

Naval troops arrest a person with 80 kilograms of illegally harvested Sea Cucumbers

On receipt of information, naval troops attached to SLNS Welusumana in Mandativu arrested a person with 80 kilograms of illegally harvested Sea Cucumbers while transferring onboard an FGD in the seas off Pannai in Jaffna on 24th March 2015.

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25 Mar 2015

Navy arrests 17 fishermen with 03 FGDs engaged in illegal fishing
 

Naval personnel attached to the North Central Naval Command arrested 17 persons with 3 FGDs, 17 pairs of diving fins, 17 goggles and 03 fishing nets (surukku) intended to be used in illegal fishing in the seas off Vankalai on 23rd March 2015.

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23 Mar 2015

Navy rescues a patient out at sea
 
 

On information received from the Department of Fisheries, the Sri Lanka Navy rescued a patient onboard a fishing vessel which was approximately 255 kilometers from Trincomalee on 22nd March 2015.

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22 Mar 2015

SLN arrests 54 Indian fishermen poaching in Sri Lankan waters
 

Naval patrol craft attached to the Northern and North Central Naval Commands arrested 54 Indian fishermen along with 10 Indian fishing boats poaching well inside Sri Lankan waters on 21st March 2015.

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20 Mar 2015

Navy arrests 06 persons with 02 FGDs engaged in illegal fishing
 

Naval personnel attached to Naval Deployment Batticaloa of the Eastern Naval Command with the assistance of the Fisheries Inspector (Batticaloa) arrested 06 persons with 02 FGDs engaged in illegal fishing in the general area of Punnakudah in Eraur on 19th March 2015.

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18 Mar 2015

Naval troops arrest two persons with Modaka & Kerala Ganja
 

Naval troops attached to SLNS Thambapanni in Puttalam of the North Western Naval Command arrested a person with 120g cannabis (Kerala Ganja) in the general area of Koththanthive in Puttalam on 16th March 2015, and another person with 50 No’s of “Modaka” in the general area of Periyakulama in Puttalam on 17th March 2015.

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18 Mar 2015

Navy arrests 06 fishermen with 02 FGDs engaged in illegal fishing
 

Naval personnel attached to the North Central Naval Command on routine sea patrol arrested 06 persons with 550 kilograms of illegal fish catch in the seas off South Bar in Talaimannar on 17th March 2015.

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