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Navy nab six suspects with narcotics

The Navy apprehended six suspects with Crystal Methamphetamine (Ice), heroin and Kerala cannabis, during special operations by the North Central and Eastern Naval Commands during the past couple of days.

The North Central Naval Command along with the Mannar Police nabbed three suspects with 49.490 grams of Crystal Methamphetamine and 2.440 grams of heroin during a combined search carried out in Karisal, Mannar on November 18. On November 16, the Navy seized about 1.941grams of Kerala cannabis in two plastic bottles hidden in bushes in a deserted place of the area.

At the 4th Mile Post, Trincomalee, the Eastern Naval Command and STF Sardhapura nabbed two suspects with 500g of Kerala cannabis on November 10. Another suspect was held with 100g of Kerala cannabis in Trincomalee, Sirimapura on November 14.

The suspects are residents of Mannar, Madurankuliya, Trincomalee and China Bay. They together with narcotic were handed over to the Mannar, Uppuweli and Trincomalee Police.