Navy apprehends 16 illegal migrants

Sri Lanka Navy apprehended 16 Sri Lankans who were on an attempt to illegally migrate via sea routes, on 19th August 2019.

20 Aug 2019

Navy apprehends 04 Indian fishermen for fishing in Sri Lankan territorial waters

Four (04) Indian fishermen along with a trawler engaged in illegal fishing in Sri Lankan territorial waters were apprehended by the Sri Lanka Navy on 19th August 2019.

20 Aug 2019

A person with 1.576kg of KG apprehended by Navy

Navy in coordination with Police STF apprehended a person with 1.576kg of Kerala Cannabis, during a raid carried out at Kaliyapuram area in Jaffna on 19th August 2019.

19 Aug 2019

Twenty two (22) persons apprehended for engaging in illegal fishing

Sri Lanka Navy apprehended 22 persons engaged in illegal fishing at Kalladichena area in Trincomalee, today (19th August).

19 Aug 2019

Navy holds six persons engaged in illegal fishing

Six persons who engaged in illegal fishing using banned nets in the seas off Sampoor, Trincomalee were apprehended by Navy on 17th August 2019.

19 Aug 2019

American Defence Attaché calls on Commander of the Navy

The Defence Attaché to the Embassy of the United States of America in Sri Lanka, Lieutenant Colonel Travis R Cox called on the Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Piyal De silva, at the Naval Headquarters, today (19th August). Lieutenant Commander Brian S. Page of US Navy was also present on the occasion.

19 Aug 2019

A suspect apprehend with a locally made shot gun

A suspect with a locally made shotgun was apprehended during a raid conducted by the Navy in coordination with Department of Wildlife Conservation, at Sanhindagama area in Hambanthota, today (19th August).

19 Aug 2019

Navy recovers another haul of drugs onboard multiday fishing trawler seized off the coast of Galle

The Navy, on 11th July 2019, found approximately 70kg of heroin onboard a suspicious vessel seized in the southern seas, along with 06 Iranian nationals.

18 Aug 2019

Navy apprehends 12 illegal immigrants to Australia

The Navy apprehended 12 Sri Lankans who were on an attempt to illegally reach Australia by sea route, on 17th August 2019.

18 Aug 2019

Seven (07) persons held for using explosives for fishing

Navy held 07 persons for engaging in fishing using explosives in the seas off the Norway Island in Trincomalee on 17th August 2019.

18 Aug 2019