Navy apprehends 02 suspects with over 124kg of Kerala cannabis in northern waters

A special operation conducted by the Navy in northern waters resulted in the seizure of over 124kg of Kerala cannabis and apprehension of 02 suspects, on 06th January 2021.

08 Jan 2021

A consignment of smuggled dried turmeric and cardamom seized in northwestern seas

A special operation carried out by the Navy in northwestern seas on 05th January 2021, led to the seizure of 1680kg of dried turmeric and 150kg of cardamom attempted to be smuggled into the island and apprehension of 04 Indian nationals along with an Indian dhow.

06 Jan 2021

Naval operation in western seas apprehends 04 suspects with drugs worth over Rs. 600 million

A special operation carried out by the Navy in the seas off Negombo today (04th January 2021) led to the apprehension of 04 suspects with over 100kg of Crystal Methamphetamine (ICE) and about 80kg of Hashish and seizure of a multiday fishing trawler used to transfer the narcotic substances.

04 Jan 2021

Navy nabs 04 suspects with drugs in southern seas

A special operation carried out by the Navy in the sea area off Dodanduwa, Galle on 31st December 2020, led to the apprehension of 04 suspects with 5kg and 945g of crystal methamphetamine (ICE), 2kg and 47g of heroin and 03g of Kerala cannabis and seizure of a multiday fishing trawler used to transfer the narcotic substances.

01 Jan 2021

An Indian fishing trawler and 04 Indian fishers held for poaching in Sri Lankan waters

A special operation carried out by the Sri Lanka Navy in northern waters today (20th December 2020) ) led to the apprehension of 04 Indian nationals along with their fishing trawler (01) and fishing accessories, for poaching in Sri Lankan waters.

20 Dec 2020

Navy assists apprehension of a suspect with commercial explosives

During a coordinated search operation conducted by the Navy and Police in Bulanawewa, Galewela on 19th December 2020, a suspect was apprehended, while illegally transferring commercial explosives by a motor vehicle.

20 Dec 2020

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