Navy renders assistance to extinguish fire at iron foundry

Sri Lanka Navy firefighters rendered assistance to douse fire erupted at an iron foundry in Pamunugama, Ja-Ela today (31st August 2020).

31 Aug 2020

Naval operations impound explosive items used for illegal fishing and unlicenced shot guns

During 02 separate search operations conducted in the past week, the Navy managed to seize several explosive items used for illegal fishing and 03 unlicenced shot guns.

31 Aug 2020

Navy assists apprehension of 03 suspects with heroin

The Navy, during coordinated search operations carried out with the Police STF, apprehended 03 suspects for possession of heroin in Kadawatha and Udawalawa areas on 28th and 29th August 2020.

31 Aug 2020

Naval operations net about 1,428kg of smuggled turmeric

Naval operations conducted in Norochcholai and on Wella Island in Kalpitiya on 29th August 2020 led to the recovery of about 1,428kg of dried turmeric attempted to be smuggled into the country by sea.

30 Aug 2020

Navy foils gold smuggling attempt, 02 suspects held with over 05kg of gold

The Navy, with the assistance of Sri Lanka Coast Guard managed to apprehend 02 suspects with about 05kg and 500g of gold being smuggled via sea routes, during a special search operation carried out in northern seas on 28th August 2020.

29 Aug 2020

Navy assists apprehension of 06 suspects in possession of heroin and Kerala cannabis

A series of coordinated search operations conducted by the Navy, Police and Police STF during the past few days had led to the apprehension of 06 suspects who were found in possession of heroin and Kerala cannabis.

27 Aug 2020

48 individuals engaged in illegal fishing and unlawful acts nabbed during naval operations

The special operations conducted by the Navy across the island during the past week have led to the apprehension of 48 individuals who engaged in illegal fishing as well as other unlawful activities.

26 Aug 2020

Navy finds explosive items used for illegal fishing in Erakkandi seas

The Navy, during a recent naval operation, recovered several explosive items, which are believed to be used in illegal fishing, floating in the sea area of Erakkandi in Trincomalee.

24 Aug 2020

Navy renders assistance to clear blockages under Wakwella and Dodamgoda bridges

The Navy recently rendered assistance to clear the blockages under the Wakwella and Dodamgoda bridges in Galle, as they were clogged with collection of remains, hampering the free flow of water.

24 Aug 2020

Navy apprehends 31 individuals engaged in illegal fishing

The Navy, during special operations conducted in the past week, had nabbed a group of individuals along with their fishing accessories, for engaging in illegal fishing.

21 Aug 2020