Navy nabs two men with 287.3kg of beedi leaves | Daily News

Navy nabs two men with 287.3kg of beedi leaves

Navy personnel nabbed two persons with 287.3kg of beedi leaves at the Hunesh Nagar beach area in Silawathura yesterday.

A naval team from the Northwestern Naval Command seized 287.3kg of beedi leaves which were prepared to transfer by a lorry. Two suspects were nabbed with the parcels. The suspects are residents of Weppamkulama in Silawathura, aged 17 and 46.

The suspects and the haul of beedi leaves were handed over to Silawathura Police.

A naval troop of the Northern Naval Command seized 60.7kg of beedi leaves along the Palaithivu beach on June 5 as well.


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