Two persons with Kerala Cannabis apprehended by Navy-Police joint raid

The Navy apprehended two (02) persons with approximately 01kg of Kerala Cannabis during a search conducted in Ragama area, on 13th March 2020.

As part of Navy's operations aimed to make a country free of drugs, a search operation was carried out by naval personnel attached to the Western Naval Command in coordination with Police STF-Colombo, in Ragama area and a suspicious luxurious vehicle was observed. By further search of the vehicle approximately 01kg of Kerala cannabis hidden inside, was found. Accordingly, two suspects, Kerala cannabis and vehicle were taken into naval custody.

The suspects are residents of Modara area in Colombo aged 27 and 29. Apprehended stock of KG, suspects and the vehicle were handed over to Ragama Police for further investigation.