Navy Intercepts 83 Australia Bound Persons

Navy Intercepts 83 Australia Bound Persons

Sri Lanka Navy arrested 83 persons illegally bound for Australia in a multi-day trawler in the early hours of 09th November 2012. The trawler named “kangaroo” was intercepted by a Fast Naval Patrol Craft attached to the Southern Naval Command 15 nautical miles off Mirissa seas.

Among the arrested persons are 48 Tamils, 32 Sinhalese and 3 Muslims that included 78 men and 5 women. They are residents of Vavuniya, Killinochchi, Chilaw, Batticaloa, Nuwara Eliya, Wattala, Wennappuwa, Matara and Hambantota. They were brought to Galle Harbour to be handed over to the CID for further investigations.

Naval Today Staff, November 12, 2012; Image: Sri Lanka Navy

Share this article

Follow Naval Today

Events>

<< Sep 2015 >>
MTWTFSS
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 1 2 3 4

Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance 2015

Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance 2014 attracted over 120 senior military and industry representatives to engage in a two-way…

read more >

DEFSEC ATLANTIC 2015

DEFSEC Atlantic is making some major improvements to the show for this year, based on participant feedback and to improve the show experience…

read more >

DSEI 2015

From September 10-13 at ExCeL London, the largest DSEI to date brought together over 32,000 visitors from 121 countries to source…

read more >

AUVX Users Forum

Hydroid’s forum offers attendees the opportunity to share and discover the latest advancements in the world of AUVs…

read more >