Sri Lankan Navy Recovers Approx. 97.2 kg of Kerala Cannabis
February 01: The [Sri Lankan] Navy recovered approximately 97.2 kg of Kerala Cannabis during a patrol conducted in the seas off Milady, Jaffna on 1st February 2020.
During a patrol carried out in the seas off Milady, Jaffna as part of the Navy’s operations at sea and in coastal areas aimed to make a country free of drugs, several parcels floating in the sea were recovered. Upon searching these parcels, approximately 97.2 kg of Kerala cannabis were found therein.
It is believed that this stock of cannabis was abandoned due to Naval raids. The recovered narcotics are due to be handed over to Police STF in Jaffna.
Source: Sri Lanka Navy