The Marine Police and forest department officials on Tuesday seized 250 kg of sea cucumber at Devipattinam in Ramanathapuram district. S. Mohammed Mansoor Ali Khan of Devipattinam has been arrested.
A team patrolling the north coast of Devipattinam intercepted a van. The police checked the vehicle and seized 250 kg of sea cucumber. The team led by Sub-Inspector G. Ayyanar along with the members M. Ilaiyaraja and Saravanapandi arrested Mohammed Mansoor Ali Khan. The accused was handed over to the Ramanathapuram Forest Range Officials.