Navy, police make more drug busts


Personnel attached to the Northwestern Naval Command together with the Silawathura Police and the Narcotics Division of Mannar police found 356 kilos of Kerala cannabis during a search conducted in the general area of Kayakkuli on Thursday (11). It is suspected that the consignment of cannabis had been concealed in the above location to be transferred to a different area. The stock of cannabis was handed over to the Silawathura Police for legal action. 

 Meanwhile, a person with a large stock of painkiller tablets, was nabbed by a team of naval and STF personnel during a raid carried out in Wellampitiya area yesterday (11 January).

There were 1,000 tablets in his possession. The suspect along with the tablets was handed over to the Wellampitiya Police Station.


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