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Navy intercepts haul of ICE worth Rs. 79 mn

A special operation conducted by the Navy in the beach area of Urumalai, Talaimannar yesterday (14) led to the seizure of about 09kg and 914g of Crystal Methamphetamine (Ice).

Sri Lanka Navy stated that the operation also made way for the apprehension of 04 suspects and a dinghy in connection to this racket.

The gross street value of the stock of Ice is believed to be over Rs. 79 million.

Suspects involved were identified as residents of Urumalai in Talaimannar, from 28 to 37 years of age.

The suspects together with drugs, the dinghy, and other accessories were handed over to the Mannar Police for onward legal action