SL Navy Seizes Narcotics Aboard Fishing Trawlers off Southern Coast
January 20, Colombo (LNW): The Sri Lanka Navy has successfully intercepted two fishing trawlers suspected of carrying a cache of narcotics, believed to be heroin, off the southern coast of the island. The operation, conducted by the naval intelligence unit, resulted in the impoundment of a local multiday fishing trawler and a one-day fishing trawler.
The seized vessels, along with the confiscated narcotics and apprehended suspects, are currently being brought ashore to the Galle Harbour. Further investigations will be carried out to determine the origin, destination, and individuals involved in the illicit drug trafficking operation.