Navy recovers 1.05 kg of drug ICE in Thalaimannar

Navy recovers 1.05 kg of drug ICE in Thalaimannar

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) – Sri Lanka Navy recovered a haul of drug ICE during a raid carried out at Urumale area in Thalaimannar yesterday (16).

This haul of drug ICE 1.05 kilogrammes in weight, which was hidden in the beach was recovered during a special raid conducted by North-Central Naval Command and it is due to be handed over to Thalaimannar Police for further investigation.

Accordingly, only within up to date this year, apprehending 452 kilogrammes of heroin, 2397 kilogrammes of Kerala cannabis, 3 kilogrammes of local cannabis, 29,009 kilogrammes of Kendu (Beedi) leaves, 6,800 packets of Madana Modaka, 802 Nos. of pain killer capsules and tablets used as drugs, 8,140 Nos. of illegal cigarettes and 1 kilogrammes of Hashish which were attempted to bring into the country or traffic over the island, Sri Lanka Navy has contributed in the national effort of drug eradication.

Sri Lanka Navy will be conducting continuous search missions in order to turn away the illegal drug trafficking in the territorial waters of the island and inside the country as well.