Security News

28 Oct 2014

Naval troops arrest a person with 4.75 kilograms of "Modaka"
 
 

Naval troops attached to SLNS Thambapanni of the North Western Naval Command on information received arrested a person with 4.75 kilograms of “modaka” (20 packets) in the general area of Mundalama on 27th October 2014.

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27 Oct 2014

Navy arrests 8 fishermen engaged in illegal fishing
 
 

Naval troops attached to SLNS Gajaba of the North Central Naval Command arrested 08 persons with 1,359 kilograms of illegal fish catch along with an FGD and a Wallam engaged in illegal fishing using explosives in the general area of Kalupalama in Mannar on 25th October 2014.

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27 Oct 2014

Naval troops arrest two drug peddlers with 60 heroin packets
 
 

Naval troops attached to SLNS Thambapanni of the North Western Naval Command on information received arrested two persons with 60 packets of heroin (290 milligrams) in the general area of Puttalam on 26th October 2014.

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19 Oct 2014

Navy deployed on Flood Relief Duties in Galle and Puthlam District
 
 

In response to the floods affecting several areas in the Galle and Puthlam districts due to prevailing adverse weather condition, Sri Lanka Navy has deployed naval personnel on flood relief duties to render assistance to the people affected.

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18 Oct 2014

Navy recovers 3.35 kilograms of TNT explosive
 
 

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Welusumana of the Northern Naval Command on information received recovered 3.35 kilograms TNT explosive in the general area Mandativu on 16th October 2014.

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14 Oct 2014

Navy arrests two persons with 1.5 kilograms of "Kerala Ganja"

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Vijaya of the North Western Naval Command on information received arrested two persons with 1.5 kilograms of cannabis (Kerala Ganja) in the general area of Nawakkadu on 13th October 2014.

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14 Oct 2014

Navy personnel arrest a person with explosives intended for illegal fishing

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Kashyapa of the Eastern Naval Command on information arrested a person with intended to be used in illegal fishing in the Valachchenai area on 11th October 2014.

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10 Oct 2014

Naval troops arrest 04 persons attempting illegal transfer of Palmyrah rafters

Naval troops attached to SLNS Elara of the Northern Naval Command on information received arrested 04 persons along with a load of Palmyrah rafters made ready for illegal transfer in Kovalam on 09th October 2014.

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07 Oct 2014

Colombo MRCC alerts Myanmar & Bangladesh to render assistance to drifting SL fishing boats
 

The Maritime Rescue Coordinating Centre (MRCC) based in Colombo, which is manned by the Sri Lanka Navy, has alerted the Maritime Rescue Coordinating Centers in Myanmar and Bangladesh about the stranded Sri Lankan fishing boats near coasts of Myanmar and Bangladesh and requested to render possible assistance.

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07 Oct 2014

SLN rescues o4 Indian fishermen in distress in Northern Seas

Sri Lanka Navy rescued four Indian fishermen and a trawler in distress west of Delft close to mid-night on 06th October 2014.

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