20 arrested for attempting to migrate illegally

Thursday, 08 April 2021 - 11:14

Twenty persons have been arrested for attempting to illegally migrate overseas.

During a special search operation conducted in the Kondachchikuda area, Silawathura on 06 April, the Navy inspected four three-wheelers.

The Navy stated that all 20 occupants of the three-wheelers were preparing to migrate from Sri Lanka illegally by sea.

Among the arrested were 14 men, 4 women, and 2 children.

They are residents of Mannar, Valachchenai, Wattala, and Puttalam.