Navy seizes 02 Indian fishing vessels whilst poaching in Sri Lankan waters
A special operation conducted by the Navy in seas east of Point Pedro and Vettilaikeni on 13th October 2021 led to seizure of 02 Indian fishing vessels poaching in Sri Lankan waters, with 23 Indian fishers aboard.
14 Oct 2021
Navy takes hold of more than 2925kg of smuggled dried turmeric stocks
The Navy managed to take hold of over 2925kg of dried turmeric and 11kg of cardamom stocks attempted to be smuggled in, during special operations conducted in seas off Mandagalaru and Narapadu in Mannar and Pallekuda beach in Mandaitivu on 11th and 12th October 2021. The operations also led to the apprehension of 02 suspects in connection to these rackets.
13 Oct 2021
Navy assists to clear blockage under Wakwella Bridge, Galle
The Navy pressed into action to clear a blockage under the Wakwella Bridge in Galle on 11th and 12th October 2021. This narrow bridge over Gin Ganga in Wakwella area has collected heaps of debris underside, following heavy downpour experienced during the past couple of days.
12 Oct 2021
Navy takes hold of about 1477kg of smuggled dried turmeric stock
The Navy took hold of over 1477kg of smuggled dried turmeric stock, during special operations conducted in seas off Kandakkuliya in Kalpitiya and beach area of Nawadandawatta in Kondachchikuda, on 09th October 2021.
10 Oct 2021
Navy seizes about 1672kg of smuggled dried turmeric in separate operations
Special operations conducted by the Navy at Deduru Oya estuary of Karukapane in Chilaw and Erukkulampiddi beach area in Mannar on 08th October 2021 made way to take hold of about 1672kg of dried turmeric attempted to be smuggled in.
09 Oct 2021
Navy gets hold of about 1954kg of smuggled dried turmeric during special operations
Special operations conducted by the Navy in northwestern seas, Kiranchi beach area in Kilinochchi and Udayirputi Island in Kalpitiya, led to the recovery of about 1954kg of smuggled dried turmeric, on 06th and 07th October 2021.
07 Oct 2021
Ninety six (96) individuals held for engaging in illegal fishing
Sri Lanka Navy held ninety six (96) individuals for engaging in illegal fishing, during operations conducted in the in Eastern, Southeastern and North Central Naval Commands from 01st to 30th September 2021. These operations also made way to seize 28 fishing vessels and several other fishing accessories used for the illegal practices.
06 Oct 2021
Navy nets in over 2344kg of smuggled dried turmeric
Sri Lanka Navy took hold of about 2344kg of smuggled dried turmeric (with wet weight), during special operations mounted in north-western seas and beach area of Marathandikuda, on 05th and 06th October 2021. The operations also led to the apprehension of 02 suspects involved in these illegal activities.
06 Oct 2021
Navy takes hold of a stock of Kerala cannabis in Mannar
A special operation conducted by Sri Lanka Navy at Narivilakulam beach in Mannar on 04th October 2021 led to the seizure of about 45kg and 100g of Kerala cannabis (with wet weight), left behind by smugglers afraid of naval operations.
05 Oct 2021
Navy nabs a suspect with 1064kg of smuggled dried turmeric in Norochcholai
Sri Lanka Navy seized about 1064kg of smuggled dried turmeric, hidden in a fishing hut, during a special operation conducted at the beach of Norochcholai today (04th October 2021). The operation also led to the apprehension of a suspect from the location.
04 Oct 2021