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Rs.71 mn worth of Cannabis seized in Point Pedro

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Navy nabbed 237 kilos and 500 grams of Cannabis worth of Rs. 71 million along with three suspects and a dinghy in Point Pedro today (June 14).

Navy’s Northern Command carried out a special raid in the seas north off Point Pedro seized the suspicious dinghy transporting two sacks of Kerala cannabis.

Following information received from the suspects in custody, the SLN and the Sri Lanka Coast Guard seized another set of cannabis sacks thrown overboard by the suspects, Navy said.

The suspects held during this operation were residents of Point Pedro and Achchuweli from 28 to 29 years of age. The suspects with the haul of cannabis and the dinghy were handed over to the Kankesanthurai Police for onward legal proceedings.

 

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