Navy assists to apprehend a suspect with cannabis
A person who was transferring cannabis by a three wheeler, was apprehend during a operation carried out by Navy in coordination with Police STF, in Thanamalwila town on 05th May 2020.
SL Navy is continuing its operations to prevent illegal drug smuggling while contributing in the campaigns to control pandemic over the country. Accordingly, during a search operation conducted by Navy in coordination with Police STF-Ambalanthota, in Thanamalwila town area, a suspicious three wheeler was searched and found 675g of cannabis in possession of the rider. The amount of cannabis, three wheeler and the suspect were taken into custody.
The apprehended suspect was identified as a resident of Embilipitiya area. Recovered cannabis, three wheeler and the suspect were handed over to Thanamalwila Police for onward investigation.