Navy nabs 03 persons in Mannar seas for transferring 12700 sea cucumbers without licence
A search operation conducted by the Navy in the sea area of Mannar Sand Dunes on 30th March 2023, led to apprehend 03 suspects for transferring 12700 sea cucumbers by a dinghy without valid licence. The Navy also seized diving gear and a dinghy used for this illegal act.
31 Mar 2023
Navy takes hold of Kerala cannabis worth over Rs. 54 million gross street value in Madagal, Jaffna
The Navy took hold of over 165kg of Kerala cannabis, during a special operation mounted in the beach and sea areas of Madagal in the dark hours of 28th March 2023.
29 Mar 2023
Navy apprehends person in Mannar seas for transferring dried sea cucumber illegally
The Sri Lanka Navy apprehended a persons for illegal transferring of dried sea cucumber, during a special operation conducted in the lagoon of Palleimunai, Mannar on 27th March 2023. The operation also led to the seizure of about 230kg of dried sea cucumber, diving equipment and a dinghy.
28 Mar 2023
Navy seizes 02 poaching trawlers in northern waters
The Sri Lanka Navy conducted a special operation to chase away Indian poaching trawlers from Sri Lankan waters this morning (23rd March 2023). The operation led to the seizure of 02 Indian trawlers with 12 Indian nationals poaching in Sri Lankan waters off Analaitivu and Kovilan, Jaffna.
23 Mar 2023
A person held for engaging in illegal fishing in eastern waters
A coordinated operation conducted by the Navy and the Office of Mullaitivu Fisheries Inspector in Thuduwa area, Pulmoddai on 22nd March 2023 led to the apprehension of a suspect engaged in illegal fishing without valid pass. Along with the suspect, a dinghy and fishing equipment used for the illegal act were also taken into custody.
23 Mar 2023
Smuggled consignment of Kendu leaves seized off Wennappuwa
A special search operation conducted by the Navy in the sea area of Wennappuwa led to the seizure of over 379kg (wet weight) of Kendu leaves in the wee hours of 22nd March 2023. The consignment of Kendu leaves, which is suspected to have been smuggled via sea, was adrift in waters when it was recovered by the Navy.
22 Mar 2023
Navy apprehends 05 persons for engaging in light-coarse fishing in northern waters
The Navy apprehended 05 persons who engaged in light-coarse fishing, during a search operation conducted off Chundikulam, Jaffna in the wee hours of today (21st March 2023). The Navy also seized 03 dinghies and fishing gear used for this illegal fishing practice.
21 Mar 2023
Two suspects with 58 Water Gel Sticks nabbed in Trincomalee
The Navy and Police nabbed 02 suspects with 58 Water Gel Sticks - a type of commercial explosive and 100 detonators, during a special search operation conducted at the Trincomalee Bus Stand on 18th March 2023. The apprehension was made when the suspects were transferring these items by a three-wheeler.
19 Mar 2023
Navy recovers 28 Water Gel Sticks from Kolombuthurei beach, Jaffna
A search operation conducted by the Navy in Kolombuthurei beach, Jaffna led to the recovery of 28 Water Gel Sticks - a type of commercial explosive on 17th March 2023.
18 Mar 2023
A suspect held with 2000 foreign cigarettes in Ja-Ela
The Sri Lanka Navy and Police arrested a person who was transferring 2000 foreign cigarettes to sell, during a special search operation conducted in Ja-Ela area on 17th March 2023.
18 Mar 2023