Navy apprehends 2 boats suspected to link with narcotic trafficking

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Sri Lanka Navy on Thursday (11) apprehended a fishing vessel without flag State and registration markings on the hull in deep sea South of Galle.

Subsequent search revealed possession of substances suspected to be narcotics, approximately 60 kilogrammes.

The vessel is being escorted to harbour for further investigation.

Further, Sri Lanka Navy suspects the Sri Lankan multi-day fishing boat recently apprehended off Galle along with 4 crew members and narcotic samples on-board also has link with the fishing vessel that was taken under custody by the Navy yesterday.

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