Suspect arrested for smuggling in one tonne of turmeric

31 July 2020 12:00 am - 0     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

A A A

By Darshana Sanjeewa Balasuriya   

A suspect was arrested by the Navy for smuggling nearly one tonne of dried turmeric into the country in the seas off Oluthuduwai in Mannar.  

 Naval personnel attached to the North Central Naval Command, during a patrol at the Oluthuduwai beach, Mannar had interrogated a person who was suspiciously transferring several delivery sacks.   


Further investigations into the incident revealed that there were 20 sacks containing dried turmeric weighing around 999.500 kilogrammes.   The turmeric stock had been smuggled into the island by sea.   


The seized items were handed over to the Customs Office of Jaffna for onward legal action.   


Due to COVID -19 concerns, the detained suspect was referred to the Public Health Inspector of Mannar for quarantine process, through the Medical Officer of Health.   

 

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 

  Comments - 0

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 

 

Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment




“I don’t think Sri Lankans can be realistically ruled by force” -Ahimsa Wickrematunge

Twelve years after the assassination of Lasantha Wickrematunge, the founding

Decisions to be made in Sri Lanka’s hunt for the COVID-19 Vaccine

Around the world, governments are gearing up to roll out nationwide immunizat

“I am the Godfather of Russian tourists” - Udayanga Weeratunga

Former Sri Lankan Ambassador to Russia Udayanga Weeratunga is back in the sce

Sri Lankan migrant workers still in limbo

Sri Lanka’s migrant workers are a significant part of our economy, with the

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.