Sri Lankan national arrested in Kerala arms bust case

New Delhi, Sep 09: The National Investigation Agency has arrested a drugs and arms trafficker in connection with the Vizhinjam Arms case. The accused has been identified as Arasaratinam Ramesh who is a Sri Lankan national.

The case was registered in April in Kerala following the seizure of illegal arms and ammunition from the accused who was aboard a Sri Lankan fishing boat. A huge quantity of drugs were seized from during the operation.

Investigation found that the accused was in the illegal possession of five AK-47 rifles, 1,000 numbers of 9mm ammunition.The case was later taken over by the NIA.

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