Navy foils illegal migration attempt: 24 people held in Kalpitiya

During a special operation conducted in Kurakkanhena, Kalpitiya today (11th March 2021), Sri Lanka Navy was able to foil an illegal migration attempt by apprehending 24 persons involved in this unlawful act.

11 Mar 2021

Navy apprehends 02 suspects attempting to smuggle Kerala cannabis worth over Rs. 42 million

A special operation by Navy in seas off the Eluvaitivu Island, Jaffna made way to apprehend 02 suspects who were attempting to smuggle about 141kg of Kerala cannabis worth over Rs. 42 million into the island, on 10th March 2021.

11 Mar 2021

Navy nabs 04 suspects smuggling dried sea cucumber worth over Rs. 26 million

A special operation conducted by Navy in seas off Talaimannar on 09th March 2021 led to the apprehension of 04 suspects who were attempting to smuggle over 1189kg of dried sea cucumber into the island.

10 Mar 2021

Navy seizes over 107kg stock of Kerala cannabis in Kalpitiya lagoon

A special operation conducted by the Navy on Somathivu Island in Kalpitiya on 08th March 2021 led to the seizure of 107kg and 125g of Kerala cannabis.

09 Mar 2021

Navy takes hold of about 670kg of smuggled dried turmeric and 03 suspects in Puttalam

A special operation carried out by the Navy at Serakkuliya beach in Puttalam on 06th March 2021 led to the seizure of about 670kg of dried turmeric attempted to be smuggled into the country and apprehension of 03 suspects involved in the racketeering.

08 Mar 2021

Navy seizes 2217kg of dried turmeric suspected to be smuggled via sea

Special operations conducted by the Navy in Manalkulam area, Silawathura on 04th March 2021 and in Pulachchanai, Norochcholai in the wee hours today (05th March) led to the seizure of 2217kg of dried turmeric suspected to be smuggled via sea and apprehension of 07 suspects.

05 Mar 2021

Navy nabs 04 suspects while smuggling Crystal Methamphetamine worth about Rs. 6 million

The Navy managed to nab 04 suspects who attempted to smuggle about 01kg and 21mg of Crystal Methamphetamine (Ice) via sea into the island, during a special operation carried out in the beach area of Urumalai, Talaimannar on 03rd March 2021.

04 Mar 2021

Navy assists recovery of over 18kg of Kerala cannabis in Urumalai

A special operation conducted by the Navy in Urumalai area, Talaimannar made way to the recovery of over 18kg of Kerala cannabis on 01st March 2021.

02 Mar 2021

Navy rescues fishermen aboard stranded dinghy at sea

Sri Lanka Navy, with the facilitation of Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC Colombo) stationed at Navy Headquarters, leapt into action today (27th February 2021) to rescue 02 fishermen aboard a dinghy that was swept away to the Indian waters. The dinghy that had ventured out for fishing practice from South Bar, Mannar was in distress due to a technical failure.

27 Feb 2021

Navy assists apprehension of suspect with commercial explosives in Kinniya

The Navy and Police managed to apprehend a suspect (01) with commercial explosives known to be water gel and safety fuses, during a coordinated operation carried out in Kinniya, Trincomalee on 24th February 2021.

25 Feb 2021