939.2 Kg of beedi leaves found by Navy
(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) – Naval Personnel found 939.2 kilogrammes of beedi leaves during a search conducted in Nadukuda area, Mannar on Monday (24).
Accordingly, a group of Naval Personnel attached to the North-Central Naval Command found this stock of beedi leaves in 45 parcels, abandoned in the beach area of Nadukuda, Mannar.
The stock of beedi leaves was handed over to the Jaffna Customs for onward investigation.
The Navy has seized over 16,500 kilogrammes of beedi leaves thus far in year 2019.