Navy holds three persons for illegal transportation of sand

Navy held 3 persons who were illegally transporting sand at Hunaisnagar area in Silawathura, on 26th September 2019.

Accordingly, these persons who were illegally transporting a lord of sand without permits, were apprehended at Hunaisnagar area in Silawathura during a raid carried out by Northwestern Naval Command. The suspects and a tractor with lord of sand were taken into naval custody and they were handed over to Silawathura Police for legal action.

Further, contributing the national policy of environmental conservation, Sri Lanka Navy conducts frequent raids in order to arrest the persons who involve in the illegal sand mining and transferring rackets.