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30 Apr 2014

Naval Troops arrest 24 Persons engaged in Illegal Fishing

Naval troops attached to the Eastern Naval Command on information received arrested 24 fishermen along with 03 FGDs engaged in illegal fishing on 29th April 2014.

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23 Apr 2014

Naval Troops arrest 07 Persons while illegally catching Sea Cucumbers

Naval troops attached to SLNS Walagamba of the Eastern Naval Command on information resceived arrested 07 persons who were illegally harvesting sea cucumbers in the general area of Jayanagar in Kuchchaweli on 20th April 2014.

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21 Apr 2014

Naval troops arrest a Person with 70 kilograms of Turtle Meat

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Welusumana of the Northern Naval Command on information received arrested a person with 70 kilograms of turtle meat in the Gurunagar area on 20th April 2014.

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19 Apr 2014

Muslims encroaching Willpattu national park because of Navy a false allegation

The Ministry of Defence & Urban Development and the Sri Lanka Navy refute in strongest terms the allegation published in the news media that the Muslim families who have encroached the sanctuary of Willpattu National Park were the families displaced due to naval deployments in the area.

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10 Apr 2014

Navy arrests 06 Persons engaged in Illegal Fishing

Naval troops attached to SLNS Gokanna of the Eastern Naval Command on information received arrested 06 persons and 02 FGDs engaged in illegal fishing on 03rd April 2014.

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07 Apr 2014

Naval Troops arrest 04 Persons with 15 kilograms of Cannabis and a Shot Gun

Naval troops attached to SLNS Thambapanni of the North Western Naval Command arrested 04 persons with 15 kilograms of cannabis and a shot gun (Made in Sri Lanka) at the Nugawala Junction in Puttalam on 05th April 2014.

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04 Apr 2014

Naval Troops arrest 17 Persons engaged in Illegal Fishing

Naval troops attached to SLNS Vijaya of the North Western Naval Command with the assistance of the officers of the Fisheries Department Puttalam arrested 17 persons and 06 FGDs engaged in illegal fishing in seas off Vellai Island in Baththalangunduwa on 03rd April 2014.

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04 Apr 2014

Navy arrests 02 Persons with 03 kilograms of Cannabis

Naval troops attached to SLNS Welusumana of the Northern Naval Command on information received arrested two persons with 03 kilograms of cannabis (Kerala Ganja) in Jaffna on 01st April 2014.

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01 Apr 2014

Sri Lanka Navy assists Repatriation of 21 Indian Fishermen

The Sri Lanka Navy assisted in the repatriation of 21 Indian fishermen and 10 fishing trawlers on 31st March 2014.

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