Three nabbed with 1547.68 kg of Beedi leaves | Daily News


 

Three nabbed with 1547.68 kg of Beedi leaves

Three persons with 41 sacks of Beedi leaves were apprehended by a group of Naval personnel attached to the North Central Naval Command, during a patrol carried out in Talaimannar sea area, today.

Accordingly, 1527.68 kg of Beedi leaves were recovered by the Navy’s search and it is suspected that, this consignment is an smuggling attempt from India by a dinghy.

The suspects who are in the ages of 28, 30 and 35, are residents of Urumalai area in Thlaimannar.

The haul of Beedi leaves along with the suspects will be handed over to Customs office in Jaffan for further investigations.

Further, 2787.3 kg of Beedi leaves have been apprehended by the patrols and raids carried out by the Navy during the past few days and the process for curbing smuggling attempts, is continued.


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