Sri Lanka Navy finds 150 kg stock of abandoned Kerala cannabis in northern seas

Sri Lankan Navy personnel have recovered a stock of over 150 kilograms of Kerala cannabis (Ganja) floating in the northern seas yesterday.

Naval personnel onboard the Fast Attack Craft P 437 and CG 401 belonging to the Northern Naval Command and Sri Lanka Coast Guard respectively had found 153.1 kg of Kerala cannabis floating in the seas north of Point Pedro Sunday (19 November).

The consignment of cannabis had been packed into 60 parcels and it is suspected that the consignment had been dumped at sea with the intention of smuggling it into the country later.

The stock of cannabis is handed over to Kankasanthurai Police for onward legal action.

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