Lankan Navy apprehends two Nagai fishermen for smuggling Ganja

Rameswaram : The Sri Lankan Navy on Sunday apprehended two Nagapattinam fishermen and also seized a country boat from them at the Bay of Bengal.

The fishermen were apprehended with 6.5 kg of Ganja.

They were taken to Paruthithurai Naval camp for legal action.

The Lankan Navy had earlier on Friday arrested seven local fishermen for allegedly engaging in illegal fishing practices.

Sri Lankan Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Mahinda Amaraweera has instructed the island’s Navy and the Coast Guard to take tough action against the fishermen, who are using illegal fishing practices. (ANI)