50 kg sea horses seized in TN

Published: Monday, February 12, 2007, 20:10 [IST]

Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, Feb 12 (UNI) Police seized 50 kg sea horses worth Rs 15 lakh in the international market, here last night.

Acting on specific information, police conducted a vehicle check near APCV College here when they found a bag containing ten kg of sea horses on a motorcycle.

Based on the information given by Saravanan who was riding the two-wheeler, police raided a house belonging to Muthuravi and seized 40 kg of seahorses.

Saravanan (27), Muthuravi (27) and Muthukutty were arrested.

Sea horses are much in demand for their medicinal properties.


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