Navy seizes stock of Kerala cannabis worth over Rs. 70 million and onion seeds in northwestern and western seas
Navy prevents 11 Indian fishing vessels from entering Sri Lankan waters
By virtue of special patrols being conducted in the sea area close to the Palk Strait these days to prevent illegal immigrants from entering Sri Lankan waters, the Navy was able to prevent 11 Indian fishing vessels with 86 individuals, from their suspicious attempt to enter into Sri Lankan waters today (04th May 2021).
04 May 2021
Navy recovers another haul of Kerala cannabis worth over Rs. 55 million in northern seas
Navy increases security in Sri Lankan waters to prevent illegal migration attempts
Navy takes hold of a consignment of smuggled dried turmeric and cardamom
Sri Lanka Navy on 27th and 28th April 2021 apprehended 02 Indian dhows, loaded with about 2790kg of dried turmeric, about 803 kg of cardamom and several other consumer goods, in northwestern waters of the island, across the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL). Apart from the above consignments, 12 Indian nationals aboard 02 dhows were also held by the Navy.
29 Apr 2021
Navy foils another attempt of smuggling of contraband
Special operations carried out by the Navy in the Munnakkarai lagoon area, Negombo as well as in seas off Kudiyiruppu and Pesalai, Mannar from 17th to 20th April 2021 made way for the seizure of over 1263kg of dried turmeric attempted to be smuggled into the country and apprehension of 05 suspects involved in the rackets.
22 Apr 2021