THE FIRST LINE OF DEFENCE
A gang of nine (09) persons who engaged in illegal loading of sand were apprehended by the Navy on 22nd February 2020.
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23 Feb 2020
The Japanese Navy ship “Takanami” which arrived in Sri Lanka on 21st February 2020, departed the island, today (23rd February 2020).
The Navy apprehended 04 persons with a stock of fish that was illegally caught using explosives in Nachchikuda area on 22nd February 2020.
The Navy managed to find 07 unauthorized fishing nets in the Eravur lagoon area, Batticaloa on 22nd February 2020.
The Navy has nabbed 02 suspects with 120g of Kerala cannabis, during a coordinated operation conducted with the Police in Pothkeni, Silawathura on 22nd February 2020.
The Navy managed to seize 1g and 110mg of heroin, during a special operation conducted with the Police in Alankuda, Puttalam on 22nd February 2020.
The Visit Board Search & Seizure (VBSS) Course conducted for a group of members of Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) came to a successful end in Trincomalee on 21st February 2020.
22 Feb 2020
The Navy seized 5g and 750mg (03 packets) of heroin, during a search operation conducted with the Police in Palamunai, Kalmunai today (22nd January 2020).
The Navy held 02 persons with heroin, during a combined operation conducted with the Mannar Police Narcotics Division in Talaimannar today (22nd February 2020).
Sri Lanka Navy on 21st February 2020 rendered assistance for the conduct of an inter school sea swimming championship held in view of the 70th anniversary of Madampa Central College, Galle.