Navy apprehends a large stock of beedi Leaves from Mannar

Tuesday, 10 December 2019 - 11:20

Sri Lanka Navy has found a consignment of beedi leaves floating in the Pesalai sea in Mannar.

The Navy said that the consignment was found stacked in 29 parcels during a mobile search operation conducted by the Navy yesterday (09) along the sea shore.

There were 1448 kilograms of beedi leaves in it , more than 60 tons of beedi leaves have been recovered during operations carried out during the year.


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