The ‘Q' Branch CID police on Monday detained three Sri Lankan nationals for suspected links with a racket in human trafficking.

According to sources in the intelligence, the police picked up Vijay Kumar (30), Jayakumar (42) and Anthonyraj (26) of Sri Lanka in Chennai.

“We suspect that they have links with persons who transported migrant Sri Lankan Tamils to Australia from Tamil Nadu and other places. No arrest has been made yet,” a senior official in the State intelligence said.