The Navy, in coordination with Excise Station-Shankane, recovered 21kg and 510g of Kerala Cannabis at Thambalai area in Point Pedro on 25th February 2020.
Sri Lanka Navy has been contributing in apprehension of illegal drugs and drug traffickers, regularly. Accordingly, 21kg and 510g of Kerala Cannabis which were hidden in a shrubby land were recovered, during a joint search conducted by the Navy and Excise Station- Shankane. A suspect and a motor bike were also taken into Naval custody there.
The apprehended person has been identified as a resident of Anthonypuram in Palali. Further investigation on the haul of Kerala cannabis, suspect and motor bike, is conducted by Excise Station- Shankane.