Sri Lanka Navy has seized 237 kilograms and 500 grams of Kerala Cannabis during a special operation conducted in seas North of Point Pedro today (June 14). Accordingly, the entire operation led to the seizure of nearly 237kg and 500g (in wet weight) of Kerala cannabis in 08 sacks. It is suspected that the consignment of Kerala cannabis was transferred to the dinghy at the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) with the intention of smuggling them into the island. The suspects held during this operation were residents of Point Pedro and Achchuweli from 28 to 29 years of age. The suspects together with the Kerala cannabis and the dinghy will be handed over to the Kankesanturai Police for onward legal action.
Source: The Nation June 14, 2021 06:56 UTC