Lankapage Logo CP 17 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka Navy finds 28 kg stock of abandoned Kerala cannabis on northern beach
Thu, Jan 12, 2017, 01:36 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 12, Colombo: Sri Lankan Navy personnel have recovered a stock of 'Kerala Ganja' abandoned on the northern coast after spotting some of the consignment drifting in water while some were left on the shore.

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Agbo located in Madagal in Northern Naval Command recovered 28 kg of Kerala Cannabis from Kusumanthurei Beach area on Wednesday (11), the Navy said.

Out of the total consignment, 5 kg were abandoned at the beach and another 23 kg were seized while they were adrift in waters.

It is suspected that the contraband was left behind when detecting the naval personnel patrolling in the area.

The arrested haul of cannabis was produced to Kankasanthurai Police for onward legal action.

 


ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
Iran, Sri Lanka speakers discuss expanding bilateral ties
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's main concern is achieving a sustainable future - President
-- [9 hours ago]
Sri Lanka to lead the Commonwealth Center for Digital Health
Interpol red notice for Sri Lanka's former Central Bank governor
Great Place To Work® ranks 99X Technology among Asia's Best Workplaces for 2018
Sri Lanka should push ahead with reforms as economy remains vulnerable to adverse shocks - IMF
Indian Cultural Centre presents an evening of instrumental music by Soundarie David Rodrigo & ensemble
UNDP supports Sri Lanka to 'Build Back Better' after natural disasters
Minister instructs Mirissa hoteliers to obtain SLTDA registration
Bank of Ceylon records Rs. 54 billion ATM/CDM transactions this during New Year festive season

Copyright © 2000, 2016 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.