July 03, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy seized approximately 400 kg of Kerala Cannabis worth over Rs. 60 million during a raid in the seas between Mandathivu island and Kalmunaithuduwa off of Jaffna early morning today, the Navy Media Unit said.
According to the information received, the navy personnel attached to the Northern Naval Command have raided an Indian boat transporting the stock of cannabis
As the navy personnel approaching the boat, the suspects had thrown the Kerala cannabis into the sea and swum away abandoning the boat.
A search operation has been launched to arrest the suspects, the Navy Media Unit said.