Navy seizes stock of Kerala cannabis in Northern seas

The Navy seized over 400kg stock of drugs belonging to the category of Kerala cannabis, during a special operation conducted in the sea area between Mandaitivu Island and Kalmunai Point, Jaffna today (03rd July 2020).

03 Jul 2020

Illicit liquor den in Poonewa raided by Navy, person taken into custody

The Navy raided an illicit liquor den and apprehended a person with a stock of illicit liquor, during a foot patrol conducted in Weditibbagala, Poonewa on 02nd July 2020.

03 Jul 2020

Artillery and mortar ammunition recovered in Nedunkerni reserve, Trincomalee

A few artillery and mortar ammunition were recovered during a joint search operation conducted by Navy with the Police STF, at the Nedunkerni reserve in Trincomalee, on 02nd July 2020.

03 Jul 2020

Navy seizes 05 unauthorized fishing nets cast in Kotuwamada lagoon

The Navy seized 05 unauthorized fishing nets cast in Kotuwamada lagoon area on 02nd July 2020.

03 Jul 2020

Twenty nine (29) naval personnel tested negative for COVID-19 discharged from hospitals-recovered number goes up to 877

Another twenty nine (29) naval personnel who contracted coronavirus and underwent treatment in hospital, were discharged from the hospitals being tested negative to COVID-19, on 02nd July 2020.

03 Jul 2020

Awareness programmes on prevention of drugs organized in parallel with drug prevention week

The Navy, in line with the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, organized a series of programmes to further strengthen drug prevention activities.

02 Jul 2020

Navy holds fishing craft with explosives used for illegal fishing

The Navy recovered explosives used for illegal fishing in a dinghy, while conducting a search operation at the Erakkandi beach area in Trincomalee on 01st July 2020.

02 Jul 2020

Six (06) more naval personnel discharged from hospitals following full recovery from COVID – 19, taking total recoveries to 848

Another 06 naval personnel who had contracted COVID-19 and underwent treatment in hospitals, were discharged from them after gaining full recovery from the virus, confirmed by PCR tests, on 01st July 2020.

02 Jul 2020

Commander Sampath Amarasinghe assumes command of SLNS Wickrama II

Commander Sampath Amarasinghe assumed duties as Commanding Officer of SLNS Wickrama II on 30th June 2020.

01 Jul 2020

Navy General Hospital (Colombo) reopened for treatment

With the reservation of the Navy General Hospital for treatment of corona infected patients as a result of the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic, treatment for ordinary patient were restricted.

01 Jul 2020