Navy foils gold smuggling attempt, 02 suspects held with over 05kg of gold

The Navy, with the assistance of Sri Lanka Coast Guard managed to apprehend 02 suspects with about 05kg and 500g of gold being smuggled via sea routes, during a special search operation carried out in northern seas on 28th August 2020.

29 Aug 2020

Navy assists apprehension of 06 suspects in possession of heroin and Kerala cannabis

A series of coordinated search operations conducted by the Navy, Police and Police STF during the past few days had led to the apprehension of 06 suspects who were found in possession of heroin and Kerala cannabis.

27 Aug 2020

48 individuals engaged in illegal fishing and unlawful acts nabbed during naval operations

The special operations conducted by the Navy across the island during the past week have led to the apprehension of 48 individuals who engaged in illegal fishing as well as other unlawful activities.

26 Aug 2020

Navy finds explosive items used for illegal fishing in Erakkandi seas

The Navy, during a recent naval operation, recovered several explosive items, which are believed to be used in illegal fishing, floating in the sea area of Erakkandi in Trincomalee.

24 Aug 2020

Navy renders assistance to clear blockages under Wakwella and Dodamgoda bridges

The Navy recently rendered assistance to clear the blockages under the Wakwella and Dodamgoda bridges in Galle, as they were clogged with collection of remains, hampering the free flow of water.

24 Aug 2020

Navy apprehends 31 individuals engaged in illegal fishing

The Navy, during special operations conducted in the past week, had nabbed a group of individuals along with their fishing accessories, for engaging in illegal fishing.

21 Aug 2020

Navy seizes another stock of smuggled turmeric at Mannar and Norochcholai beaches

The Navy managed to seize another stock of dried turmeric, weighing about 807kg, attempted to be smuggled into the country, in the beach areas of Daluwa in Norochcholai and Vankalai in Mannar on 18th August 2020.

19 Aug 2020

Navy assists apprehension of suspect with a gun

The Navy which is constantly on the lookout for illegal activities that could disrupt law and order in the island apprehended a suspect for illegal possession of a 12 bore shotgun, on 14th August 2020.

15 Aug 2020

Navy assists apprehension of 04 suspects with illegal drugs

Augmenting its anti-drug operations that are in place to wipe-out the drug menace from the country, Sri Lanka Navy rendered assistance to apprehend 04 suspects including a woman for possession of illegal drugs, during the past week.

15 Aug 2020

Three persons held for illegal harvesting of sea cucumber

The Navy apprehended 03 persons along with a dinghy, while transferring illegally harvested sea cucumber without valid licence, in the sea area about 03 nautical miles (about 05km) off Point Pedro on 13th August 2020.

14 Aug 2020