Police and revenue officials seized nine lorries near Kaliyakkavilai while smuggling river sand into Kerala on Sunday. Acting on a tip-off, a team led by Marthandam Inspector Kodilingam checked vehicles passing through Kaliyakkavilai-Kollencode road and seized the nine lorries at Kollencode, Padanthalumoodu and Kaliyakkavilai.

The seized lorries along with the sand were handed over to the revenue officials.

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