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Nw: Key conspirator in Kerala treatment, palms haul case arrested

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KOCHI: The National Investigation Company (“>NIA) on Tuesday arrested a key conspirator in the case of seizure of unlawful”>palms and ammunition from a”>Sri Lankan fishing boat, Ravihansi, in the Arabian Sea. Five AK-47 rifles and 1,000 live bullets and 300kg heroin were found on the Sri Lankan boat off Kerala soar in March.
The arrested particular person used to be identified as Satkunam alias Sabesan (47), a Sri Lankan national and a used member of LTTE’s intelligence wing, presently residing in Chennai He used to be sharp on palms and drug trafficking from Pakistan to Sri Lanka, and utilizing the proceeds for supporting the revival of LTTE, NIA said in an announcement. NIA registered the case on Would possibly well maybe 1 in opposition to 6 Sri Lankan nationals primarily based mostly totally on a criticism by Narcotics Eliminate watch over Bureau (“>NCB) that 5 AK-47 rifles and 1,000 rounds of 9mm ammunition were seized along with 300kg of heroin off Minicoy soar upon interception of the fishing vessel, Ravihansi, by the Cruise Guard on March 18. “The investigation has revealed that accused Satkunam had organized conspiracy meetings of sympathisers of LTTE in India. He accomplished an crucial position in routing the proceeds of drug trafficking to used LTTE cadres in Sri Lanka for the revival of the LTTE. Extra investigation in the case continues,” NIA said in the narrate.


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