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Another heroin, ice haul seized

Another haul of substances suspected to be narcotics (Approx 330kg of heroin and over 50 kg of ice) was seized by the Sri Lanka Navy during a raid carried out by the offshore patrol vessel of the Sri Lanka Navy in international waters, based on the tip off received by the Police Narcotic Bureau.

The Sri Lanka Navy seized two vessels without state flags  and arrested four people onboard the vessels while transporting these drugs.

The raid was made by the Samudra and Sidurala patrol vessels of the Sri Lanka Navy in the Sothern coastal area.

The Sri Lankan Navy seized a vessel without state flag that has apparently been supplying narcotics to fishing trawlers operating in the deep seas. Based on information provided by the suspects in this trawler,the Sri Lanka Navy seized another vessel without state flag. The Navy also found narcotics including 329 packets of heroin and 50 ice packets from the second trawler.

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