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* Sri Lanka Navy arrests two Indian nationals with 53 kg of Kerala cannabis
Wed, Jan 11, 2017, 11:34 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 11, Colombo: The Sri Lankan navy has arrested two Indian nationals transporting a stock of Kerala cannabis in the territorial waters of the island yesterday.

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Wasaba located in Delft Island belonging to the Northern Naval Command apprehended the two Indians along with a fishing boat in the sea area North of Delft Island on Tuesday (10).

When the arrest was made, the suspects had 53 kg of Kerala Cannabis in their possession and it is suspected that the contraband has been smuggled to Sri Lanka form India via sea route, the Navy said in a statement.

The two Indian nationals and the stock of cannabis were handed over to the Kankasanthurai Police for further investigations.


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