25kg of Turtle meat busted in Iluppukadawai

25kg of Turtle meat busted in Iluppukadawai

25kg of Turtle meat busted in Iluppukadawai

Written by Staff Writer

12 Feb, 2020 | 11:23 am

Colombo (News 1st) – The Sri Lanka Navy has apprehended an individual who was in possession of 25kg of Turtle meat.

The arrest was made yesterday during a search operation conducted in the Iluppukadawai area. The discovery was made when the Navy searched a suspicious fishing boat in the area

The suspect has been identified as a 39-year-old resident of Iluppukadawai. The stock of turtle meat, the suspect and fishing equipment was handed over to the Office of the Fisheries Inspector-Vedithalativu for further action.

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