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Navy seizes another haul of beedi leaves

The Navy has seized 50 kilogrammes of beedi leaves in search operations carried out in the Kachchativu Island off Jaffna and elsewhere in the Northern seas yesterday (31 July).

Fishing vessel carrying 60kg of narcotics seized off Southern coast

The Navy seized an unidentified fishing vessel in the Southern seas yesterday (11 July) with 60 kilograms of narcotics onboard.

National narcotics prevention week from 22 June to 1 July

An island-wide National Narcotics Prevention week will be held from 22 June to 1 July under President Maithripala Sirisena's initiative to eliminate narcotics.