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

Navy apprehends 02 suspects for smuggling turmeric and cardamom by sea

A naval operation conducted in seas off Talaimannar made way for the apprehension of 02 suspects who were attempting to smuggle about 349kg of turmeric and 156kg of cardamom into the island, on 15th March 2021.

16 Mar 2021

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