Monday, 12th April 2021

83 kg Kerala cannabis seized from 3 persons by Navy

Colombo, Aug 13 (BAN/ AD): On Monday Navy has arrested 3 persons with 83 kg of Kerala cannabis. A team of Sri Lankan Navy personnel has conducted the operation. Navy team from the North Central Naval Command conducted the raid and found some suspicious parcels at Keeramale beach area in Jaffna on Monday.

Navy sources said three suspects were also arrested with the suspicious parcels which contained 83.9kg of Kerala Ganja. The Navy has handed over suspects to Police Narcotics Bureau of Jaffna for onward actions.

Under the directives of Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva, Navy continues with its raids for illegal drug traffickers reinforcing the national effort of eradicating the drug menace from the country, the Navy statement said.

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