‘Yukthiya’ operation yields seizure of Rs. 134mn worth of assets
Colombo (LNW): The ‘Yukthiya’ (Justice) operation, designed to dismantle the narcotics distribution network in the country, has yielded substantial results with the seizure of ill-gotten assets valued at millions of rupees.
The Illegal Assets and Properties Investigation Division of the Sri Lanka Police confiscated assets worth Rs. 134 million linked to drug traffickers in Galle, Habaraduwa, and Hikkaduwa.
The Acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP) disclosed that the impounded assets include a 45-foot multi-day trawler, a van, an SUV, a four-storied villa, and a three-storied building.
This operation is part of a continuous law enforcement initiative to diminish the influence and financial prowess of drug traffickers, ultimately disrupting their illicit operations.