Navy nabs 02 suspects with Kerala cannabis worth over Rs. 63 million

A special search operation carried out by the Navy in the sea area off Vettalakeni on 05th November 2020, led to the apprehension of two (02) suspects attempting to smuggle about 213kg of Kerala cannabis worth over Rs. 63 million, by sea into the island.

05 Nov 2020

Navy renders assistance to save pod of whales stranded on Panadura Beach

Sri Lanka Navy and Sri Lanka Coast Guard sprang in to action on 02nd November 2020 to save a pod of whales beached on Panadura area and send them back into deep seas.

03 Nov 2020

Navy seizes over 04 tons of dried turmeric along with 16 suspects

The Navy managed to seize over 4150kg of smuggled dried turmeric and apprehend 16 suspects involved in the racketeering, during special operations conducted in Northwestern and North Central Naval Commands on 30th and 31st October 2020.

01 Nov 2020

Navy assists apprehension of 03 suspects with drugs worth over Rs. 29 million

The Navy managed to collar 03 suspects and seizure of 98kg and 715g of Kerala cannabis and 950mg of Crystal Methamphetamine (ICE) worth over Rs. 29 million, during operations carried out in the previous week.

31 Oct 2020

Ten (10) persons held during naval operations in Eastern and Northwestern Seas

The Navy managed to apprehend 10 persons who engaged in illegal fishing, during its operations carried out in the Eastern and Northwestern sea areas on 27th and 28th October 2020.

29 Oct 2020

Navy nabs twenty five (25) individuals during naval operations

Operations conducted by the Navy during the last week in Eastern, Northern, North Central, Northwestern and Southern Naval Areas led to the apprehension of 25 individuals who were engaging in illegal fishing and other unlawful acts in different parts of the island.

28 Oct 2020

Navy renders assistance to collar 12 suspects with heroin, Kerala and local cannabis

Special operations carried out by the Navy with the assistance of Police from 17th to 22nd October 2020 across the island, led to the apprehension of 12 suspects with heroin as well as Kerala and local cannabis.

23 Oct 2020

Naval operations lead to nab 38 persons engaged in illegal fishing and other unlawful acts

Operations conducted by the Navy and a coordinated search carried out with the Police from 15th to 20th October 2020, led to the apprehension of 38 individuals who engaged in illegal fishing and other unlawful acts in different areas of the island.

21 Oct 2020

Navy assists seizure of hidden explosive items and locally made gun

The Navy and Police have seized several hidden explosive items and a locally made gun, during two separate operations conducted at Athawetunuwewa, Padaviya and Nanattan, Mannar on 18th and 19th October 2020.

20 Oct 2020

Over 200kg of Kerala cannabis seized with Navy’s assistance

Sri Lanka Navy and Police managed to seize over 200kg stock of Kerala cannabis, during a special operation conducted in Oluthuduwai, Mannar today (18th October 2020).

18 Oct 2020