Three suspects apprehended
A Police-Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) joint operation at Muddalampiddi, Mulankavil, Mannar on Sunday (18) led to the arrest of three suspects with over 89 kilos of Kerala cannabis.
The cannabis was hidden in a truck at Sippiaru Bridge, Mannar. It was stacked inside five gunny bags, SLN said. The street value of the seized stock of Kerala cannabis is over Rs 26 million.
The suspects held during the operation were residents of Vavuniya and Nanattan, Mannar, aged between 26 and 44 years.
The accused with the Kerala cannabis and the truck are in the custody of the Mannar Police. (PA)