Kerala cannabis worth approx. Rs. 4 million gross street value seized on Analaitivu Island
A combined operation carried out by the Navy and Police in the beach area of the Analaitivu Island led to the seizure of over 12kg of Kerala cannabis on 28 January 2023.
29 Jan 2023
Navy renders assistance to snuff out fire at mill
The Navy was pressed into action to put out a sudden fire erupted at a mill in Werella area, Wattala in the wee hours of today (27th January 2023).
27 Jan 2023
Navy seizes over 1447kg of smuggled Kendu leaves in Negombo
Sri Lanka Navy took hold of over 1447kg of smuggled Kendu leaves, during a special operation carried out in the lagoon and sea area of Negombo on 26th January 2023.
27 Jan 2023
38 Sri Lankans attempted to illegally enter Réunion Island of France via sea repatriated to Sri Lanka by air
Authorities of the Réunion Island of France repatriated 38 Sri Lankan nationals to Sri Lanka by air on the evening of 25th January 2023. Reportedly, the group of Sri Lankans was apprehended as they were attempting to migrate to the Réunion Island illegally via sea.
26 Jan 2023
Navy apprehends 03 suspects with Kerala cannabis worth more than Rs. 16 Mn gross street value in northern waters
The Navy seized more than 49kg (wet weight) of Kerala cannabis, during a special search operation carried out off the Delft Island in Jaffna today (25th January 2023). The operation also led to the apprehension of 03 suspects along with a dingy in connection to the illegal act.
25 Jan 2023
Kerala cannabis worth over Rs. 20 Mn. seized in Analathivu, Jaffna
Sri Lanka Navy and Police seized over 60kg (wet weight) of Kerala cannabis, during a combined search operation carried out in the beach area of the Analathivu Island in Jaffna on 24th January 2023.
24 Jan 2023
Navy seizes over 1105kg of smuggled Kendu leaves in Dungalpitiya Lagoon Area, Negombo
A special search operation conducted by the Navy in Dungalpitiya Lagoon area of Negombo today (24th January 2023) led to the seizure of over 1105 kg of smuggled Kendu leaves. In addition, the Navy also nabbed 02 suspects and apprehended 02 dinghies used for the act of smuggling.
24 Jan 2023
Two (02) suspects with over 54kg of Kerala cannabis apprehended
Sri Lanka Navy apprehended 02 suspects with over 54kg of Kerala cannabis, during separate search operations conducted in Norochcholai and New Town of Anuradhapura on 22nd January 2023.
23 Jan 2023
Navy takes hold of over 989kg of smuggled dried turmeric in northern waters
Sri Lanka Navy seized about 989kg (wet weight) of dried turmeric, during separate search operations carried out off Gurunagar and Mandaitivu, Jaffna on the night of 19th January 2023. The search operations also led to the apprehension of 04 suspects in connection to the rackets.
20 Jan 2023
Navy renders assistance to apprehend foreign cigarettes and tobacco products made ready to be sold illegally
A coordinated search operation carried out by the Navy and the Office of Excise Department in Galle led to the apprehension of 02 suspects with 120 packets of foreign cigarettes, over 05kg of tobacco powder and 2400 cigarette filters in Ahangama today (18th January 2022).
18 Jan 2023