Coast Guard seize Rs 20M worth KG


Kerala cannabis (KG) worth approximately Rs 20 million was seized in a special operation conducted by the Sri Lanka Coast Guard in seas off Kovilan Point Lighthouse in Jaffna, yesterday (31 March). 

The operation led to the seizure of nearly 7 kg of Kerala cannabis. Three suspects and one dinghy were also apprehended during this operation.

The Fast Attack Craft CG 409 of Sri Lanka Coast Guard, in the Northern Naval Command, intercepted a suspicious dinghy in the seas off the Kovilan Point Lighthouse. The narcotics had been concealed in 30 parcels and stuffed inside two sacks. 

The suspects were identified as Mullaitivu and Madagal residents, aged between 20 and 24 years. The suspects together with the KG and dinghy had been handed over to the Divisional Crime Detective Branch, Kankesanturai.