Navy assists to apprehend a suspect with cannabis
A person with a haul of cannabis, was apprehend during an operation carried out by Navy in coordination with Police STF, at Anandapura area in Kudaoya Hambanthota district on 29th 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, such an operation was conducted by Navy in coordination with Police STF-Sooriyawewa, at Anandapura area in Kudaoya. While the operation, a suspicious person was searched and found 05kg and 550g of cannabis in his possession. The amount of cannabis and the suspect were taken into custody.
The suspect is a resident of Uswela area aged 23. Recovered cannabis and the suspect were handed over to Thanamalwila Police for onward investigation.