153.1 kg of Kerala cannabis found from northern seas

Naval personnel onboard the Fast Attack Craft P 437 and CG 401 belonging to the Northern Naval Command and Sri Lanka Coast Guard respectively had found 153.1 kg of Kerala cannabis floating in the seas north of Point Pedro today (19 November 2017).

The consignment of cannabis had been packed into 60 parcels and it is suspected that the consignment had been dumped at sea with the intention of smuggling it into the country later. The stock of cannabis is handed over to Kankesanthurai Police for onward legal action.