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
Navy apprehends 28 persons engaged in illegal fishing
The Navy apprehended 28 persons along with their fishing gear for engaging in illegal fishing, during search operations conducted in the North Central, Eastern, Northern and Western Naval Commands in the past two weeks spanning from 30th September to 14th October 2020.
15 Oct 2020
Navy assists apprehension of 06 suspects with illegal drugs
The Navy in coordination with Police nabbed 06 suspects in possession of heroin and local cannabis, during special operations conducted in Northern, North Central and Southern Naval Commands from 10thth October 2020.
14 Oct 2020
Navy seizes stock of Kerala cannabis in northern seas
The Navy in coordination with Sri Lanka Coast Guard seized over 111kg stock of Kerala cannabis, during a special operation conducted in the sea area off Madagalthurei, Jaffna on 11th October 2020.
11 Oct 2020
Two (02) locally made guns and suspect held with Navy’s assistance
The Navy, Sri Lanka Coast Guard and Police STF managed to seize 02 locally made guns and apprehend a suspect (01), during search operations conducted in Naruvilikkulam, Mannar and Kirinda on 08th and 09th October 2020.
11 Oct 2020
Navy assists apprehension of 04 suspects with over 33kg of Kerala cannabis
The Navy and Police managed to apprehend 02 suspects with over 33kg of Kerala cannabis, during a special coordinated operation conducted at Naruvilikkulam in Mannar on 09th October 2020.
10 Oct 2020
Navy clears blockage under Wakwella Bridge in Galle
The Navy often contributes for the removal of obstructions at old narrow bridge of Wakwella over Gin Ganga, caused by the heavy downpour. Accordingly, naval personnel were yet again pressed into action to remove debris collected under the Wakwella Bridge on 05th October.
08 Oct 2020
Navy assists apprehension of 07 suspects with illegal drugs
A number of special search operations conducted by the Navy and Police in the Northwestern, Southern and Eastern Naval Commands from 30th September to 06th October 2020 had made way to the apprehension of 07 suspects with narcotic substances.