Navy assists apprehension of 02 persons for possession of crystal methamphetamine (ICE)


The Navy managed to apprehend 02 persons for possession of crystal methamphetamine (ICE), during a coordinated search conducted with the Police in Narikuda area, Kalpitiya on 21st May 2020. p>

The Navy has been conducting regular anti-drug operations island wide to wage its war on drug smuggling. Accordingly, a group of naval personnel attached to the Northwestern Naval Command, in coordination with the Kalpitiya Police, carried out this search operation in Narikuda area, Kalpitiya on 21st May 2020. During the search the security personnel interrogated 02 suspects and found about 01g and 200mg of crystal methamphetamine (ICE) in their possession. Accordingly, the suspects were taken into custody.

The suspects were identified as residents of Kalpitiya area. Meanwhile, the Kalpitiya Police is conducting further investigation into the incident.