Navy recovers 700kg of wet beedi leaves in Sinnapadu seas

Navy recovers 700kg of wet beedi leaves in Sinnapadu seas

Navy recovers 700kg of wet beedi leaves in Sinnapadu seas

Written by Staff Writer

08 Feb, 2020 | 5:39 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st):- The Navy recovered over 700kg of wet beedi leaves floating in waters, during a patrol conducted in the Sinnapadu seas. The Navy had spotted several suspicious packages floating in waters, from which they had recovered the wet beedi leaves. The consignment of beedi leaves was thereby taken into naval custody.

The stock of beedi leaves is believed to have been left behind by the smugglers in fear of routine naval patrols. The seized consignment of beedi leaves was subsequently handed over to the Sinnapadu Customs Office for onward investigation.

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