Navy continues operations to prevent illegal fishing practices by means of commercial explosives
The Navy carried out special operations in the Eastern Naval Command during the past week, with a view to prevent illegal fishing practices conducted using commercial explosives. During these operations, the Navy managed to nab 02 suspects with several commercial explosives devised for blast fishing.
09 Apr 2021
Navy apprehends 20 persons suspected to have attempted to illegally migrate from country
Navy takes hold of 10219 illegally harvested sea cucumbers
Over 2221kg of smuggled dried turmeric seized during naval operations
Special operations conducted by the Navy at Mohoththuwaram beach in Kalpitiya and Kuduirippu beach in Talaimannar on 19th and 20th March 2021 led to the seizure of 2221kg and 600g of dried turmeric (in wet weight). It is believed that the consignments were left behind by racketeers in fear of naval operations, after they were smuggled into the country via sea.
21 Mar 2021