May 14, 2021

30 arrested while attempting to illegally migrate via sea

Thirty men who had attempted to illegally migrate via the sea have been apprehended.

They were apprehended during a  special operation carried out by Sri Lanka Navy and Coast Guard in Samindugama on today (14) and yesterday.

Fourteen were arrested yesterday while 15 more persons were arrested today.

The suspects arrested were identified as residents of Jaffna, Batticaloa, Mullaitivu and Puttalam areas and have been handed over to the Chilaw police.

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