Navy apprehends suspect with commercial explosives in Trincomalee
Navy busts smuggling racket, over 02 kg of gold and 05 suspects held in Mannar
The Sri Lanka Navy successfully dismantled a smuggling racket in the evening of 03rd November 2023, seizing about 02 kg and 150 g of gold, attempted to be smuggled from the country via sea, during a special operation mounted off Oluthuduwai, Mannar. The operation also led to the apprehension of 05 suspects, a dinghy, a motorcycle and a three-wheeler used for this illegal act.
04 Nov 2023
Navy apprehends 05 suspects with 13 Water Gel sticks in Mannar
A search operation conducted by the Navy in the beach area of South Bar, Mannar on 19th September 2023 led to the apprehension of 05 suspects who were planning to employ explosives for fishing purposes. During the operation the Navy also held 13 Water Gel sticks - a type of commercial explosive and a dinghy.
20 Sep 2023
A suspect with commercial explosive sticks nabbed in Jayanagar, Trincomalee
Separate operations conducted by the Sri Lanka Navy in Jayanagar with the assistance of Kuchchaveli Police, and Poduwakattu sea area on 31st July and 03rd August 2023 led to the apprehension of a suspect as well as 05 commercial explosive sticks, 14 set-up charges and 17 non-electric detonators.
04 Aug 2023
Navy busts smuggling racket, over 08kg of gold and 02 suspects held in Kalpitiya lagoon
The Sri Lanka Navy successfully dismantled a smuggling racket in the wee hours of today (12th July 2023), seizing about 08kg and 450g of gold, attempted to be smuggled via sea, during a special operation mounted in Wannimundalama lagoon area, Kalpitiya. The operation also led to the apprehension of 02 suspects and a dinghy used for this illegal act.
12 Jul 2023
Navy takes hold of 65 Water Gel sticks in Kayts and Ariyalai, Jaffna
Suspect with commercial explosives arrested in Trincomalee
The Sri Lanka Navy and Police Special Task Force (STF) arrested a person with 45 Water Gel sticks – a type of commercial explosive, during a search operation carried out in Erakkandi, Trincomalee on 12th June 2023. The arrest was made while the suspect was carrying the explosive items for sale.
13 Jun 2023