RAMANATHAPURAM: The police on Saturday arrested three Sri Lankans, who swam to safety after their boat ferrying smuggled goods capsized in mid sea near Dhanushkodi.

On receiving information that several bags were washed shore, the police rushed to the area.

Most of the 14 bags recovered contained sea cucumber and sea horses.

Antony Vijayaraja, Jegan of Pesalai and Samaraveera alias Ansari of Mannar have been arrested. — Staff Reporter

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