Navy recovers Water Gel and explosive items from Nayaru seas
The Navy managed to recover several explosive items secured to the seabed by means of a buoy, during a search operation carried out in Nayaru sea area on 26th April 2022. Among the recovered items were 04 Water Gel sticks which are used as commercial explosives and several other items used for detonation of explosives.
27 Apr 2022
Navy nabs suspect with improvised explosive devises in Trincomalee
A special foot-patrol conducted by the Navy at Sallimunai beach, Trincomalee on 23rd April 2022 led to the apprehension of a suspect with explosive items. Among the items seized were improvised explosives using 08 Water Gel sticks - a type of commercial explosive, 07 non-electric detonators and 2.5 inch long 07 safety fuses.
24 Apr 2022
Navy takes hold of Kerala cannabis worth over Rs. 20 million in Mannar
Sri Lanka Navy managed to take hold of about 81kg and 220g (wet weight) of Kerala cannabis, during a patrol in seas off Mannar sand banks this morning (20th April 2022).
20 Apr 2022
Navy seizes a stock of Kerala cannabis in Mannar
Sri Lanka Navy seized a stock of Kerala cannabis weighing about 50kg and 380g (wet weight) during a patrol conducted in Urumalai beach, Mannar this morning (18th April 2022).
18 Apr 2022
Navy takes hold of Kerala cannabis worth over Rs. 59 million in seas south of Mannar
Sri Lanka Navy took hold of Kerala cannabis weighing about 197kg and 60g (wet weight) during a patrol conducted in seas south of Mannar on 16th April 2022.
17 Apr 2022
Navy nabs 03 suspects with Kerala cannabis worth approx. Rs. 45 million in northern waters
A special operation conducted by Sri Lanka Navy in seas off the Delft Island, Jaffna on the night of 13th April 2022) led to the apprehension of 03 suspects with Kerala cannabis weighing about 150kg (wet weight) and a dinghy used for this smuggling attempt.
14 Apr 2022
Navy clears blockage under Dodangoda, Agaliya and Wakwella bridges
The Navy was pressed into service to clear debris clogged under Dodangoda, Agaliya and Wakwella bridges over the Gin Ganga in Baddegama area, on 07th, 11th and 12th.
14 Apr 2022
Related to the news 'Navy seizes about 325kg of narcotics worth over Rs. 6200 million in southern waters’ released on April 2022.
The above news is revised as follows as the quantity and value of narcotics seized during the said operation have been revised in subsequent investigations.
13 Apr 2022
Navy seizes about 325kg of narcotics worth over Rs. 6200 million in southern waters
A special operation conducted by the Navy in coordination with the Sri Lanka Coast Guard, State Intelligence Service (SIS) and Police Narcotic Bureau (PNB) in seas off Dodanduwa, Galle on the evening of 12th April 2022, led to the seizure of a local multi-day fishing vessel smuggling about 300kg of substance suspected to be heroin and about 25kg of drugs suspected to be crystal methamphetamine (ICE). The coordinated operation also made way to the apprehension of 11 suspects along with a dinghy, a cab and a three-wheeler in connection to the incident.
13 Apr 2022
Navy apprehends 03 suspects with Crystal Methamphetamine worth about Rs. 08 million in northern waters
Sri Lanka Navy apprehended 03 suspects with about 01kg of Crystal Methamphetamine (ICE) and a dinghy, during a patrol carried out in seas off the Delft Island this morning (11th April 2022).
11 Apr 2022