Navy assists apprehension of 14 suspects with over 39kg of Kerala cannabis

Strengthening the government's efforts to eradicate the drug menace from the society, the Navy managed to apprehend 14 suspects with a stock of 39kg and 197g of Kerala cannabis, during special search operations conducted across the island during the past couple of weeks.

16 Dec 2020

Navy apprehends 36 Indian fishermen along with 05 trawlers for poaching in Sri Lankan waters

Special operations carried out by the Sri Lanka Navy and Coast Guard in several sea areas of the island today (15th December 2020) led to the apprehension of 36 Indian nationals along with 05 fishing trawlers and fishing accessories, for poaching in Sri Lankan waters.

15 Dec 2020

54 persons held for engaging in illegal fishing

Several operations carried out by the Navy in different sea areas of the island from 12th November to 13th December 2020 led to the apprehension of 54 individuals, along with their fishing gear, for engaging in illegal fishing.

14 Dec 2020

Navy seizes over 3538kg of dried turmeric attempted to be smuggled into the country

During special operations conducted in the past couple of weeks, the Navy managed to seize over 3538kg of dried turmeric attempted to be smuggled into the country and apprehend 07 suspects including 03 Indian nationals.

14 Dec 2020

Navy assists seizure of 200kg of heroin and ice in Marawila

The Navy rendered assistance to apprehend 04 suspects along with 100kg of heroin and 100kg of crystal methamphetamine (ice), during a special operation carried out in Thoduwawa area, Marawila today (06th December 2020).

06 Dec 2020

Navy extends relief to community affected by cyclonic storm ‘Burevi’

Leaped into action following the cyclonic storm ‘Burevi’, Sri Lanka Navy is currently extending relief to people in the Northern and North Central Provinces, affected by the cyclone entered the country from the northeast of Sri Lanka on 02nd December 2020.

04 Dec 2020

Navy seizes over 1385kg of smuggled dried turmeric and 23g of heroin with 18 suspects

During separate operations conducted in the North Central, Northern and Eastern Naval Commands in the past week, the Navy was able to seize 1385kg and 500g of smuggled dried turmeric with 08 suspects and 23g and 02mg of heroin with 10 more suspects in several areas in the island.

01 Dec 2020

A stock of smuggled contraband held in seas off Sawariyapuram

During a special search operation carried out in the seas off Sawariyapuram, Silawathura on 29th November 2020, the Navy was able to nab 02 suspects attempting to smuggle an assortment of contraband into the country.

29 Nov 2020

Navy seizes over 1372kg of dried turmeric attempted to be smuggled by sea

A special operation conducted by the Navy led to the seizure of over 1372kg of smuggled dried turmeric and apprehension of 05 Indian nationals, in the seas off the Kudiramalei Point, Puttalam in the dark hours on 28th November 2020.

29 Nov 2020

A group of suspicious illegal immigrants from Sri Lanka intercepted off Pesalai

Sri Lanka Navy apprehended five (05) Sri Lankans who were suspected to have attempted to illegally migrate to India from Sri Lanka by sea and two (02) more suspects for working out this illegal act, in the sea area of Pesalai in Mannar on 28th November 2020.

29 Nov 2020