Massive drug bust...

November 8, 2022  

 

 

A special operation conducted by the Navy in coordination with the Police Special Task Force and Police Narcotic Bureau off the Great Basses Reef Lighthouse Hambantota, led to the interception of a local fishing trawler carrying over 331kg of heroin (Including packages), worth around Rs. 6,622 – 13,244 million in gross street value and apprehension of 06 suspects. The drug-carrying trawler and the suspects were brought to the Galle Harbour this morning (07th November). eanwhile, Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne also arrived at the Galle Harbour to inspect the consignment. Pix: Sri Lanka Navy

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