Navy assists to apprehend a drug trafficker


In a joint effort by Sri Lanka Navy and Police, an illegal drug trafficker with 4.21kg of Kerala Cannabis was apprehended during a raid carried out in Jaffna area, on 01st December 2019.

Keeping with Sri Lanka Navy’s initiatives to eradicate the drug menace from Sri Lanka, special raids were carried out across Jaffna area in collaboration with Police Narcotics Bureau (Jaffna).During the raid, a suspicious motorbike was inspected on the 3rd Cross Street and the suspect was apprehended with the Kerala Cannabis.

The suspect, aged 34 has been identified as a resident of Ariyambathi, Batticaloa. The recovered amount of KG, the suspect and the motor bike have been handed over to Jaffna Police for further investigations.