Other Contraband

Navy seizes over 700kg of beedi leaves in Sinnapadu sea area

The Navy recovered over 700kg of wet beedi leaves floating in waters, during a patrol conducted in Sinnapadu sea area on 07th February 2020.

08 Feb 2020

Ninety two (92) kg of beedi leaves and 20 capsules of prescription drug seized by Navy

The Navy seized over 92kg of beedi leaves, during two separate patrols conducted about 120 nautical miles off the Galle Lighthouse on 05th February 2020.

07 Feb 2020

Navy apprehends a person with 179 conch shells

The Navy apprehended a suspect with a stock of conch shells, during a raid conducted in the beach area of Chati in Jaffna today (03rd February 2020).

03 Feb 2020

Navy apprehends 04 Indian nationals with over 04kg of gold

The Sri Lanka Navy apprehended 04 Indian nationals with a stock of gold being smuggled via sea, during a patrol conducted in the sea area off Kudiramalai on 29th January 2020.

30 Jan 2020

Navy recovers stock of beedi leaves along with 02 dinghies in Karainagar

The Navy managed to recover about 1060kg and 200g of beedi leaves along with 02 dinghies, during a search conducted in the sea area of Karainagar today (18th January 2020).

18 Jan 2020

Navy assists apprehension of 03 persons with 440 conch shells

The Navy in coordination with the Range Forest Office of Hambantota and Fisheries Inspector of Kirinda conducted an operation in Kirinda and apprehended 03 persons with a stock of conch shells today (13th January 2020).

13 Jan 2020

Three (03) persons held with glyphosate in Thambuththegama

The Navy in coordination with Police Special Task Force (STF) conducted a raid in Thambuththegama and apprehended 03 suspects with packets of glyphosate and monzan on 08th January 2020.

09 Jan 2020

Navy apprehends a person with 477 conch shells

The Navy apprehended a person with 477 conch shells during a search conducted with the office of the Assistant Director of Fisheries-Mannar, at Karisalpadu area in Thalaimannar on 7th January 2020.

07 Jan 2020

Navy assists to apprehend 06 persons in an illegal attempt of selling gems

Six (06) persons who were on an illegal attempt of selling gems, were apprehended during a raid carried out by Navy in coordination with SL Police, at Saindamaradu area in Kalmunai, on 2nd January 2020.

03 Jan 2020

Navy assists to apprehend 07 persons in an attempt of selling Elephant Pearl

Seven (07) persons who possessed Elephant Pearls (Gajamuthu) with them were apprehended during a raid carried out by Navy in coordination with SL Police, in Kalmunai area on 31st December 2019.

01 Jan 2020