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

Navy releases 08 sea turtles entangled in fishing net

The Navy patrolling off south of Mannar released 08 sea turtles, having found them entangled in a fishing net, on 28th November 2020.

29 Nov 2020

Navy recovers 1067kg of dried turmeric and apprehends a suspect in Puttalam

The Navy managed to recover a hidden stock of dried turmeric weighing 1067kg and apprehension of a suspect, during a special search operation conducted in Puttalam on 25th November 2020.

26 Nov 2020

Navy seizes 710kg of smuggled dried turmeric and over 03kg of Kerala cannabis at Erukkulampiddi

A special search operation carried out by the Navy and Police in the beach area of Erukkulampiddi in Mannar, led to the apprehension of 02 suspects and seizure of 710kg of smuggled dried turmeric and over 03kg and 700g of Kerala cannabis on 20th November 2020.

21 Nov 2020

Navy assists apprehension of 06 suspects with Ice, heroin and Kerala cannabis

Sri Lanka Navy managed to apprehend 06 suspects with Crystal Methamphetamine (Ice), heroin and Kerala cannabis, during special operations conducted in North Central and Eastern Naval Commands during the past couple of days.

19 Nov 2020

Navy seizes over 800kg of smuggled dried turmeric haul in Kalpitiya

A special search operation conducted by the Navy at Daluwa beach in Kalpitiya made way to seize over 800kg haul of smuggled dried turmeric on 12th November 2020. The Navy also took hold of 06 suspects in connection to this incident, during this operation.

12 Nov 2020

Navy nabs suspect with explosives in Kuchchaveli

The Navy managed to apprehend a suspect (01) with explosives, during a special operation conducted at Poduwakattu in Kuchchaveli on 11th November 2020.

12 Nov 2020

Navy seizes stock of Kerala cannabis worth over Rs. 31 million with 06 suspects

Special operations conducted by Sri Lanka Navy led to the seizure of over 106kg of Kerala cannabis and apprehension of six (06) suspects across the island.

10 Nov 2020